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heartening

adjective uk   /ˈhɑː.tən.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈhɑːr.t̬ən-/
making you feel happier and more positive: It was heartening to see so many people at the rally.
Translations of “heartening”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人振奮的…
in Russian обнадеживающий…
in Turkish mutlu eden, sevindiren, mutluluk veren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人振奋的…
in Polish pocieszający…
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