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Definition of "heartened" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of hearten. (verb)

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Use "heartened" in a sentence
  • "The president was described as heartened to hear that Karzai spent much of his inaugural address discussing corruption."
  • "Also, Gates is "heartened" in terms of Afghanistan, where the Bush administration already returned around 500 detainees from Guantanamo to Afghan government custody — which has put about 200 on trial, with a "conviction rate about 80 percent.""
  • "We were endangered to attend to which Matt Dupee has had to bear a heart catheterization procedure, nonetheless "heartened" to know which all has left well."