Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Courageous; high-spirited.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of courage or nobleness; high-souled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Full of courage or nobleness.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He edited and annotated them, hoping the "public-at-large" would profit by reading "the page-by-page transition of this man from high-hearted exuberance to hopeless resignation."

    How the West Was, Once

  • He is at any rate too high-hearted to be affected by the prospect of such variation.

    An Autobiography

  • But Lady Laura was a blonde, and trouble had told upon her outwardly, as it is wont to do upon those who are fair-skinned, and, at the same time, high-hearted.

    Phineas Redux

  • No! Instead, the Satrap himself, high-hearted adventurous young man that he is, has decided to come himself.

    The Mad Ship

  • True, grim determination had taken the place of high-hearted hopes, but people could still find a silver lining in the cloud.

    Gone with the Wind

  • True, grim determination had taken the place of high-hearted hopes, but people could still find a silver lining in the cloud.

    Gone with the Wind

  • True, grim determination had taken the place of high-hearted hopes, but people could still find a silver lining in the cloud.

    Gone with the Wind

  • True, grim determination had taken the place of high-hearted hopes, but people could still find a silver lining in the cloud.

    Gone with the Wind

  • True, grim determination had taken the place of high-hearted hopes, but people could still find a silver lining in the cloud.

    Gone with the Wind

  • We were the most high-hearted kids you've ever seen.

    Okinawa: The Last Battle of World War II

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