Definitions

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  • adj. Having the form of a heart.
  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a heart.

Etymologies

heart +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was a rational presumption, because she could easily see that a meaty lump of something vaguely heartlike and heart-shaped had been stuffed halfway into the man's mouth.

    Burning Water

  • And the Jewel of Judgment, there on its chain, was pulsing, heartlike, among the moist folds of bis garments.

    Sign of the Unicorn

  • Babylonia, as the heartlike distributor and controller of business life through a vast network of veins and arteries, to be displaced by any other Mesopotamian city to pleasure even a mighty monarch.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • Her chin was small and pointed, her forehead low and broad, and this, with the slight prominence of the cheekbones and the narrowing of the chin, gave that heartlike shape to her face which added piquancy and made it singularly endearing.

    The Guests Of Hercules

  • Especially strong is Notdef./version one (1999) by maia./notdef, in which a pulsing, heartlike beat vies for control with heterogeneous abstract imagery, from lines to colored fields, the tension between them energizing both sound and image.

    Chicago Reader

  • Some forms, such as the basic heartlike shape, keep recurring but always with subtle differences.

    Scientific American

  • But it is also a kind of mirror image of Grigoriadis 'piece, probing not the changing social expression of friendship but something we could think of as its flip-side: the changing tastes of mass-media constructs of facial beauty. the Mount Rushmore cheekbones, the angular jawline, the smoothed forehead, the plumped skin, the heartlike shape of the face.

    Larvatus Prodeo

  • Mahnmut could feel this LGM’s energy fading, the heartlike organ pulsing with less vitality.

    Ilium

  • "the Mount Rushmore cheekbones, the angular jawline, the smoothed forehead, the plumped skin, the heartlike shape of the face" as defining this aesthetic.

    The Guardian World News

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