Definition of full-hearted in English:

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With great enthusiasm and commitment; full of sincere feeling: a full-hearted commitment to proportional representation
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  • I think drag hunting and hunting with bloodhounds requires a full-hearted consent because we are not offering the farmer anything in return; and I think it is much more difficult to persuade farmers.
  • ‘We sincerely wish to host the tournament again as well as other top-level tennis events in the coming years,’ said Mayor Chen Liangyu at the closing ceremony, winning full-hearted applause from the stands.
  • Playing at home in appalling weather conditions with wind, rain and hail stones beating down upon them the girls gave a full-hearted team performance.



Example sentences
  • I believed him full-heartedly when he said told me he loved you - yes, he said those words - and when he said he wanted you to forgive him.
  • My stomach churning with anticipation, we came to the shelf and I leapt full-heartedly into a vicious bidding frenzy.
  • Nevertheless, it took some months for the Soviet population to place itself full-heartedly behind the leadership.


Example sentences
  • It is about full-heartedness and strong-heartedness.
  • With full-heartedness the University is committed to making our world a better place than it has been and working with our students to accomplish that end.
  • The value of gifts varies from family to family and it is widely recognized that it is the full-heartedness of gifts (not the money spent) that matters.

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