V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. a person's courage, spirit, or stamina; 2. the essence of a person's character; 3. the ability to be compassionate
Synonyms: spirit, courage, mettle, pluck, ardor, character, compassion, kindness, goodness
Antonyms: cowardice, indifference, coldness, cruelty, hardheartedness
Tips: The human heart is considered to be where the soul of a person resides. It is also the center of a person's emotional life. Thus, when we say that someone has heart, we are essentially saying that the person has spirit, courage, and strength of character.
For little, one-legged mutt, that dog sure has a lot of heart. (spirit, mettle)
He wasn't the best candidate for the position, but he showed a lot of heart in his tenacity to get an interview. (mettle, pluck, character)
I know this has been difficult, but don't lose heart--things will get better. (courage, spirit)
I didn't have the heart to fire him, so I've decided to give him another chance. (courage)
Discover How You Can Improve Your
Vocabulary 10 to 100 Times Faster with
the Power Vocabulary Builder
The definition and lessons for the word heart were made available by the .
The Power Vocabulary Builder will help you develop a fuller, richer vocabulary 10 to 100 times faster than any other program available.
Visit the thesite right now to discover how you can get full access to this breakthrough program today!