heartwarming heartwarming  /ˈhɑr ˌtwɔr mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) causing gladness and pleasure

Usage(s):

  1. Democrats have lined up an array of heartwarming and expensive spending bills that will be potentially embarrassing for Bush to veto.
  2. It's a big, soapy, heartwarming novel, which is good if you like big, soapy, heartwarming novels, and bad if you don't.
  3. The first half of the book is heartwarming, though, as Zeitoun paddles around in a canoe saving people.

News

  1. Robin Roberts Reaches a Milestone

    From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex or...        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. No Tickets for Bayreuth? Budapest Has a Wagner Festival, Too

    For those frustrated by the difficulty of obtaining tickets to the Bayreuth Festival, the Hungarian capital's eighth Wagner season opened with a heartwarming
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Instant Index: Cyndi Lauper Wins

    From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex or...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "It's heartwarming to see so many people here today for the cause of going green," said Collette, who was Oscar-nominated for her role in "The Sixth Sense." "I take my hat off to you all."
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Toni Collette Source: Forbes

  2. Anglesey-based language expert Prof David Crystal said, "It's quite heartwarming to see that, despite all our daily pressures and worries, so many positive emotional words are turning up in this list."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: David Crystal Source: ic Wales

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