from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by unconditional commitment, unstinting devotion, or unreserved enthusiasm: wholehearted approval.
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- adj. Having no reservations; having unconditional and enthusiastic support.
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- adj. with unconditional and enthusiastic devotion
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ACCORDING TO the American Heritage College Dictionary, the word wholehearted means “marked by unconditional commitment, unstinting devotion, or unreserved enthusiasm.”
I am in wholehearted agreement as to your intelligence and accomplishments, congratulate you for all your MFAs, academic positions and whatnot.
And, Claude, I could take your last post apart sentence by sentence and write an essay in wholehearted agreement with every point you make!
Ms. GOFF: I'm nodding because I'm in wholehearted agreement with her.
I am in wholehearted agreement with that assessment, and I also share a lot of the angst over some of the smaller cuts that were made as well.
Read the Congressional Record – see what the same people who voted in wholehearted support of Afghanistan said about Iraq.
I am in wholehearted agreement with the imperative words of a London journalist, Mr. William Clark, in a recent well-informed and well-stated despatch on this subject entitled "The West must join the world's crusade against poverty".
Last month the 'Pibe de Oro' had expressed his "wholehearted" solidarity for the Iranian people and mentioned that he wished to meet Ahmadinejad in person, much as he has already done with Hugo Chavez and with Fidel Castro, who is now a good friend of his.
There are some seriously wacky parents, and there's a kind of wholehearted admiration for people like Hunter S. Thompson.
The family soon purchased Strawberry, a 14-year-old horse with a sleek brown coat, and within days Mrs. Loposky noticed a "wholehearted" change in her daughter's demeanor.