Heart"ed, a.

1.

Having a heart; having (such) a heart (regarded as the seat of the affections, disposition, or character).

2.

Shaped like a heart; cordate.

[R.]

Landor.

3.

Seated or laid up in the heart.

I hate the Moor: my cause is hearted. Shak.

⇒ This word is chiefly used in composition; as, hard-hearted, faint-hearted, kind-hearted, lion-hearted, stout-hearted, etc. Hence the nouns hard-heartedness, faint-heartedness, etc.

 

© Webster 1913.

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