follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

wholehearted

[hohl-hahr-tid] /ˈhoʊlˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
fully or completely sincere, enthusiastic, energetic, etc.; hearty; earnest:
a wholehearted attempt to comply.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; whole + hearted
Related forms
wholeheartedly, adverb
wholeheartedness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for wholeheartedly
  • People took the suggestion, agreed wholeheartedly, wrote rhapsodic reviews.
  • Maybe it's because society hasn't wholeheartedly accepted the idea of working remotely.
  • In any case, by the time he built the house on the lake, he believed wholeheartedly in his own greatness.
  • The media industry, by contrast, welcomes it wholeheartedly.
  • If the proposition of the house included these two words, then this member could agree wholeheartedly.
British Dictionary definitions for wholeheartedly

wholehearted

/ˌhəʊlˈhɑːtɪd/
adjective
1.
done, acted, given, etc, with total sincerity, enthusiasm, or commitment
Derived Forms
wholeheartedly, adverb
wholeheartedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for wholehearted

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for wholeheartedly

27
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with wholeheartedly