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verb [transitive] [usually passive] hearten pronunciation in British English /ˈhɑː(r)t(ə)n/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhearten
he/she/itheartens
present participleheartening
past tenseheartened
past participleheartened
  1. to make someone feel happier and more hopeful
    He was heartened by the public’s support.

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heartening

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