Definition of wholehearted in US English:



  • Showing or characterized by complete sincerity and commitment.

    ‘you have my wholehearted support’
    • ‘Muniyappan has also received wholehearted support from the public who raised funds for him in support of his cause.’
    • ‘The Bishop of Salisbury, the Right Reverend David Stancliffe, has pledged his wholehearted support to an appeal launched by Oxfam.’
    • ‘This legislation is about what this Government will do for working families in New Zealand, and I give it my wholehearted support.’
    • ‘On the basis though that no such tampering will be involved, I would give the project my wholehearted support.’
    • ‘Whereas in the case of saplings planted in a house with the wholehearted co-operation of the house owner, the chances of survival are better.’
    • ‘She has our wholehearted support and the absolute respect of this caucus.’
    • ‘The fight to preserve Ilkley's unique character is one that deserves the wholehearted support of the community.’
    • ‘Minister Brian Cowen also gave his wholehearted support to the campaign in a visit to Portarlington to meet with the committee.’
    • ‘So the first phase of emergence is rarely a wholehearted embrace of freedom but rather a resurrection of the enemy just defeated.’
    • ‘It has to be done with wholehearted commitment on everyone's part.’
    • ‘I've spoken with Ted and Link Byfield, and received their wholehearted support.’
    • ‘Fans sensed that his commitment to maintaining fitness was less than wholehearted.’
    • ‘A complete and wholehearted admission of a mistake is also no guarantee.’
    • ‘His injury-time matchwinner was a fitting reward for a tireless, wholehearted, committed performance.’
    • ‘Recently, Bingham publicly threw his wholehearted support behind an appeal to raise funds for the building of a new school for autistic children.’
    • ‘The Hospice board statement said that staff had expressed their wholehearted support for the board's decision.’
    • ‘Bolton fans have taken Holdsworth to their hearts and the striker has responded in kind with his wholehearted commitment to the cause.’
    • ‘The wholehearted support offered by some leading lights of the district coupled with the enthusiasm of lakhs of Kochites made history.’
    • ‘We will do so in the context of a wholehearted commitment to build a mutually beneficial relationship with the new Indonesia.’
    • ‘A conservation watchdog has given its wholehearted support to the Evening Press campaign to save York's Odeon.’
    committed, positive, emphatic, devoted, dedicated, enthusiastic, unshakeable, unflinching, unswerving, constant, staunch, loyal, stalwart
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