Definition of "heartiness" []

  • Warm and unreserved in manner or behaviour (adjective)
  • Vigorous and enthusiastic (adjective)
  • Sincere and heartfelt (adjective)
  • Healthy and strong (esp in the phrase hale and hearty) (adjective)
  • Substantial and nourishing (adjective)
  • A comrade, esp a sailor (noun)
  • A vigorous sporting man (noun)
  • The characteristic of being hearty; fillingness; wholesomeness. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "heartiness" in a sentence
  • "I attribute its whole grain heartiness to the combination of flaxseeds and whole wheat flour in the dough, although the bread is moister and less crumbly than a completely whole grain bread might be because I included some all purpose flour to try and keep prevent it from getting too heavy."
  • "His heartiness was a tonic, and her vanity responded to the unaffected admiration in his eyes; but his chief claim to her regard lay in the fact that it was the general, and not herself, whom he endeavoured to propitiate."
  • "He said it with that curious heartiness which is the reverse of hospitality."