Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nerves or tendons supposed to brace and sustain the heart; hence, strongest affections; most intense feelings of any kind.
- n. your deepest feelings of love and compassion
- From heart + strings. (Wiktionary)
“But what really pulls at our heartstrings is the attention SLS devotes to your dog.”
“The word "heartstrings" originally referred to the internal tendons of the heart.”
“That beat, provided by our "heartstrings," reverberates throughout the circulatory system (e.g.,”
“The track to God is the rope that holds and pulls your heartstrings.”
“A great toast will make you laugh not cringe, bring back special memories, and tug at the heartstrings.”
“For us green design fanboys and girls, it s not the ScarJos and the Clooneys that get our heartstrings fluttering -- though we will...”
“For us green design fanboys and girls, it's not the ScarJos and the Clooneys that get our heartstrings fluttering -- though we will make an exception for Brad since he's been on our site a few times, it's the Bjarkes and the Behars.”
“They depend on personification of animals to tug at someones heartstrings.”
“Holidays pull on our heartstrings in a powerful way because of all the memories they hold.”
“With just five episodes, everyone has their fair share of screentime to pull on our emotional heartstrings which feels very genuine and not forced.”
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