Meaning of heart-warming in English:



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  • Emotionally rewarding or uplifting.

    ‘heart-warming stories about life as a country vet’
    • ‘For a film that's honestly committed to being heart-warming and uplifting, it just about gets there.’
    • ‘It's a heart-warming story of love, loss, love, biscuits, tea, friendship, tea, token Americans, tea and love.’
    • ‘This film tells the heart-warming story of a Belgian woman trying to make it in an economically depressed former mining town.’
    • ‘The stories range from the heart-warming to the bone chilling, without ever giving in to sentimentality or farce.’
    • ‘In his first film, it almost did - for he was telling a heart-warming, unselfconscious story.’
    • ‘It is the heart-warming and poignant story of three people whose lives are closely linked although they do not know it yet.’
    • ‘For now, here is the heart-warming story of a love that could not be denied.’
    • ‘I came across a heart-warming story of love and humanity in this crazy muddle of politics and religion.’
    • ‘There is also the heart-warming story of Emily, a cow, and her flight to freedom.’
    • ‘The stories are funny, heart-warming, entertaining, meaningful and well written.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘By doing so, he patches up an unorthodox story with a heart-warming resolution.’
    • ‘It was a touching and heart-warming experience and I was grateful for their kindness.’
    • ‘With each shot, with each close shave, the collective moans and cheers of the group was heart-warming.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It centers around a heart-warming tale of how a father and daughter, both noted magicians, are bonded together by their love of magic.’
    • ‘Now we have another heart-warming tale to prove it.’
    • ‘It was a heart-warming Christmas gesture made by Hampshire parishioners to poverty stricken young children.’
    • ‘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.’
    touching, moving, affecting, heartening, stirring, rewarding, uplifting, pleasing, cheering, gladdening, encouraging, gratifying, satisfying, warming, soul-stirring
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