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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheartenheart‧en /ˈhɑːtn $ ˈhɑːr-/ verb [transitive]  HAPPYto make someone feel happier and more hopeful opp dishearten I was heartened to see her looking so well. Grammar Hearten is usually passive.heartening adjectivehearteningly adverb→ See Verb table
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heartenThe administration was heartened by the U.N. vote.The sight of the flames leaping up did much to hearten me.There was hot, spiced wine to hearten the bride, who drank it gratefully.It would hearten the many feminists who crowded the church that night without contradicting the teachings of the magisterium.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyhearten
he, she, itheartens
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyheartened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave heartened
he, she, ithas heartened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad heartened
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hearten
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have heartened
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