Definition of heart-warming in English:



  • Emotionally rewarding or uplifting.

    ‘heart-warming stories about life as a country vet’
    • ‘For now, here is the heart-warming story of a love that could not be denied.’
    • ‘It was a heart-warming Christmas gesture made by Hampshire parishioners to poverty stricken young children.’
    • ‘Now we have another heart-warming tale to prove it.’
    • ‘The stories are funny, heart-warming, entertaining, meaningful and well written.’
    • ‘For a film that's honestly committed to being heart-warming and uplifting, it just about gets there.’
    • ‘It centers around a heart-warming tale of how a father and daughter, both noted magicians, are bonded together by their love of magic.’
    • ‘By doing so, he patches up an unorthodox story with a heart-warming resolution.’
    • ‘With each shot, with each close shave, the collective moans and cheers of the group was heart-warming.’
    • ‘In his first film, it almost did - for he was telling a heart-warming, unselfconscious story.’
    • ‘The stories range from the heart-warming to the bone chilling, without ever giving in to sentimentality or farce.’
    • ‘It's a heart-warming story of love, loss, love, biscuits, tea, friendship, tea, token Americans, tea and love.’
    • ‘This summer, heart-warming scenes like the above are being played out across the plages and dance floors of Europe, in the cantinas and tapas bars.’
    • ‘However, due to the backing of a hard-working local team and the heart-warming support of local voters, I was able to achieve a good majority.’
    • ‘There is also the heart-warming story of Emily, a cow, and her flight to freedom.’
    • ‘In the coming weeks we want to hear and publish the stories of these youngsters and we expect some remarkable, touching and heart-warming tales to emerge.’
    • ‘I came across a heart-warming story of love and humanity in this crazy muddle of politics and religion.’
    • ‘This film tells the heart-warming story of a Belgian woman trying to make it in an economically depressed former mining town.’
    • ‘It was a touching and heart-warming experience and I was grateful for their kindness.’
    • ‘Now it is fully operational and the response from the public has been heart-warming, but we need to get our message across to the general public.’
    • ‘It is the heart-warming and poignant story of three people whose lives are closely linked although they do not know it yet.’
    touching, moving, affecting, heartening, stirring, rewarding, uplifting, pleasing, cheering, gladdening, encouraging, gratifying, satisfying, warming, soul-stirring
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