Heartening is a word that is used to describe something that makes you feel good. It can be something small, like a compliment, or something big, like a victory.

  • The article was heartening, because it showed that the number of people who are vegan is growing.

  • The victory was heartening, because it showed that the team was able to win despite being down by several points at the beginning of the game.

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Example Sentences for heartening

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    Many Chinese seem heartened, even inspired, by Xi's down to earth style.

  • 2

    The response was heartening.

  • 3

    I'm heartened the Cabal is in good hands.

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    But many other fishermen at the meeting were heartened by the cuts.

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    Heartened, the draconians dig through the rocks to rescue Kang.

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    The marked easing in the rate of contraction at UK manufacturers is heartening.

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    Well, I'm frankly heartened by the emerging disapproval of that demographic.

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    It is nonetheless heartening to see some kind of comment on the talk page.

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    Other developments in recent days further heartened deficit hawks.

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    I am heartened by the professionalism and courtesy i've found here.