Definitions

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  • n. The characteristic of being hearty; fillingness; wholesomeness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being hearty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being hearty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of hearty sincerity
  • n. active strength of body or mind

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Examples

  • I attribute its whole grain heartiness to the combination of flaxseeds and whole wheat flour in the dough, although the bread is moister and less crumbly than a completely whole grain bread might be because I included some all purpose flour to try and keep prevent it from getting too heavy.

    Honey and Flaxseed Bread | Baking Bites

  • His heartiness was a tonic, and her vanity responded to the unaffected admiration in his eyes; but his chief claim to her regard lay in the fact that it was the general, and not herself, whom he endeavoured to propitiate.

    The Voice of the People

  • He said it with that curious heartiness which is the reverse of hospitality.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • At this point, however, the door opened and a tall burly man entered the room, came forward and shook Helen's hand with an emotional kind of heartiness, Willoughby himself, Rachel's father,

    The Voyage Out

  • At this point, however, the door opened and a tall burly man entered the room, came forward and shook Helen's hand with an emotional kind of heartiness, Willoughby himself, Rachel's father, Helen's brother-in-law.

    The Voyage Out

  • That stopped me, set me off in a laugh at my own expense, he joining in with a kind of heartiness I did not like, though I did not venture to check him.

    The Deluge

  • Mr. Windibrook evidently had no "heartiness" for non-subscribing humor.

    From Sand Hill to Pine

  • She was glad to get away from Mr. Windibrook's "heartiness" and console herself with Mr.. Windibrook's constitutional depression, which was partly the result of nervous dyspepsia and her husband's boisterous cordiality.

    From Sand Hill to Pine

  • He came probably of a tradesman's family, for he describes better than any of his fellows in art the life of the lower middle class, and enters into the thoughts and feelings of that class with a heartiness which is possible only after long and familiar association.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11

  • He certainly did not represent Mrs. Appleditch in a very favourable light on the whole; but he took care to say that there was a certain liberality about the table, and a kind of heartiness in her way of pressing him to have more than he could possibly eat, which contrasted strangely with her behaviour afterwards in money matters.

    David Elginbrod

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