Definition of heartsome in US English:

heartsome

adjective

Scottish
archaic
  • 1That makes a person feel glad or cheerful; emotionally uplifting or comforting.

  • 2Full of or characterized by joy, animation, or good spirits; cheerful, merry, lively. Now rare and regional (chiefly Scottish).

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From heart + -some.

Pronunciation

heartsome

/ˈhɑːts(ə)m/