Causing gladness and tender feelings: a heartwarming tale. (adjective)
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Use "heartwarming" in a sentence
"KAGAN: And here's what you might call a heartwarming Y2K story."
"To never again see the word "heartwarming" describe the book THE HELP."
"Ugh. We did see sob stories and train wrecks and clueless folk but I don't care about these "heartwarming" stories."