Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter H - Page 18

Heaper (n.) One who heaps, piles, or amasses.

Heapy (a.) Lying in heaps.

Heard (imp. & p. p.) of Hear

Hearing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hear

Hear (v. t.) To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear; as, to hear sounds; to hear a voice; to hear one call.

Hear (v. t.) To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court; as, to hear a recitation; to hear a class; the case will be heard to-morrow.

Hear (v. t.) To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper; as, to hear a concert; to hear Mass.

Hear (v. t.) To give attention to as a teacher or judge.

Hear (v. t.) To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.

Hear (v. i.) To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound.

Hear (v. i.) To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.

Hear (v. i.) To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.

Heard () imp. & p. p. of Hear.

Hearer (n.) One who hears; an auditor.

Hearing (n.) The act or power of perceiving sound; perception of sound; the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived; as, my hearing is good.

Hearing (n.) Attention to what is delivered; opportunity to be heard; audience; as, I could not obtain a hearing.

Hearing (n.) A listening to facts and evidence, for the sake of adjudication; a session of a court for considering proofs and determining issues.

Hearing (n.) Extent within which sound may be heard; sound; earshot.

Hearkened (imp. & p. p.) of Hearken

Hearkening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hearken

Hearken (v. i.) To listen; to lend the ear; to attend to what is uttered; to give heed; to hear, in order to obey or comply.

Hearken (v. i.) To inquire; to seek information.

Hearken (v. t.) To hear by listening.

Hearken (v. t.) To give heed to; to hear attentively.

Hearkener (n.) One who hearkens; a listener.

Hearsal (n.) Rehearsal.

Hearsay (n.) Report; rumor; fame; common talk; something heard from another.

Hearse (n.) A hind in the year of its age.

Hearse (n.) A framework of wood or metal placed over the coffin or tomb of a deceased person, and covered with a pall; also, a temporary canopy bearing wax lights and set up in a church, under which the coffin was placed during the funeral ceremonies.

Hearse (n.) A grave, coffin, tomb, or sepulchral monument.

Hearse (n.) A bier or handbarrow for conveying the dead to the grave.

Hearse (n.) A carriage specially adapted or used for conveying the dead to the grave.

Hearse (v. t.) To inclose in a hearse; to entomb.

Hearsecloth (n.) A cloth for covering a coffin when on a bier; a pall.

Hearselike (a.) Suitable to a funeral.

Heart (n.) A hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, keeps up the circulation of the blood.

Heart (n.) The seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, and the like; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will; -- usually in a good sense, when no epithet is expressed; the better or lovelier part of our nature; the spring of all our actions and purposes; the seat of moral life and character; the moral affections and character itself; the individual disposition and character; as, a good, tender, loving, bad, hard, or selfish heart.

Heart (n.) The nearest the middle or center; the part most hidden and within; the inmost or most essential part of any body or system; the source of life and motion in any organization; the chief or vital portion; the center of activity, or of energetic or efficient action; as, the heart of a country, of a tree, etc.

Heart (n.) Courage; courageous purpose; spirit.

Heart (n.) Vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad.

Heart (n.) That which resembles a heart in shape; especially, a roundish or oval figure or object having an obtuse point at one end, and at the other a corresponding indentation, -- used as a symbol or representative of the heart.

Heart (n.) One of a series of playing cards, distinguished by the figure or figures of a heart; as, hearts are trumps.

Heart (n.) Vital part; secret meaning; real intention.

Heart (n.) A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.

Heart (v. t.) To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit.

Heart (v. i.) To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage.

Heartache (n.) Sorrow; anguish of mind; mental pang.

Heartbreak (n.) Crushing sorrow or grief; a yielding to such grief.

Heartbreaking (a.) Causing overpowering sorrow.

Heartbroken (a.) Overcome by crushing sorrow; deeply grieved.

Heartburn (n.) An uneasy, burning sensation in the stomach, often attended with an inclination to vomit. It is sometimes idiopathic, but is often a symptom of often complaints.

Heartburned (a.) Having heartburn.

Heartburning (a.) Causing discontent.

Heartburning (n.) Same as Heartburn.

Heartburning (n.) Discontent; secret enmity.

Heartdear (a.) Sincerely beloved.

Heartdeep (a.) Rooted in the heart.

Heart-eating (a.) Preying on the heart.

Hearted (a.) Having a heart; having (such) a heart (regarded as the seat of the affections, disposition, or character).

Hearted (a.) Shaped like a heart; cordate.

Hearted (a.) Seated or laid up in the heart.

Heartedness (n.) Earnestness; sincerity; heartiness.

Hearten (v. t.) To encourage; to animate; to incite or stimulate the courage of; to embolden.

Hearten (v. t.) To restore fertility or strength to, as to land.

Heartener (n.) One who, or that which, heartens, animates, or stirs up.

Heartfelt (a.) Hearty; sincere.

Heartgrief (n.) Heartache; sorrow.

Hearth (n.) The pavement or floor of brick, stone, or metal in a chimney, on which a fire is made; the floor of a fireplace; also, a corresponding part of a stove.

Hearth (n.) The house itself, as the abode of comfort to its inmates and of hospitality to strangers; fireside.

Hearth (n.) The floor of a furnace, on which the material to be heated lies, or the lowest part of a melting furnace, into which the melted material settles.

Hearthstone (n.) Stone forming the hearth; hence, the fireside; home.

Heartily (adv.) From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity.

Heartily (adv.) With zeal; actively; vigorously; willingly; cordially; as, he heartily assisted the prince.

Heariness (n.) The quality of being hearty; as, the heartiness of a greeting.

Heartless (a.) Without a heart.

Heartless (a.) Destitute of courage; spiritless; despodent.

Heartless (a.) Destitute of feeling or affection; unsympathetic; cruel.

Heartlet (n.) A little heart.

Heartlings (interj.) An exclamation used in addressing a familiar acquaintance.

Heartpea (n.) Same as Heartseed.

Heartquake (n.) Trembling of the heart; trepidation; fear.

Heartrending (a.) Causing intense grief; overpowering with anguish; very distressing.

Heart-robbing (a.) Depriving of thought; ecstatic.

Heart-robbing (a.) Stealing the heart or affections; winning.

Heart's-ease (n.) Ease of heart; peace or tranquillity of mind or feeling.

Heart's-ease (n.) A species of violet (Viola tricolor); -- called also pansy.

Heartseed (n.) A climbing plant of the genus Cardiospermum, having round seeds which are marked with a spot like a heart.

Heartshaped (a.) Having the shape of a heart; cordate.

Heartsick (a.) Sick at heart; extremely depressed in spirits; very despondent.

Heartsome (a.) Merry; cheerful; lively.

Heart-spoon (n.) A part of the breastbone.

Heartstricken (a.) Shocked; dismayed.

Heartstrike (v. t.) To affect at heart; to shock.

Heartstring (n.) A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.

Heartstruck (a.) Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.

Heartstruck (a.) Shocked with pain, fear, or remorse; dismayed; heartstricken.

Heartswelling (a.) Rankling in, or swelling, the heart.

Heart-whole (a.) Having the heart or affections free; not in love.

Heart-whole (a.) With unbroken courage; undismayed.

Heart-whole (a.) Of a single and sincere heart.

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