of anything undertaken; as, he has broken the heart of the task. To find in the heart, to be willing
or disposed. "I could find in my heart to ask your pardon." Sir P. Sidney. To have at heart, to
desire (anything) earnestly. To have in the heart, to purpose; to design or intend to do. To
have the heart in the mouth, to be much frightened. To lose heart, to become discouraged.
To lose one's heart, to fall in love. To set the heart at rest, to put one's self at ease. To
set the heart upon, to fix the desires on; to long for earnestly; to be very fond of. To take heart of
grace, to take courage. To take to heart, to grieve over. To wear one's heart upon one's
sleeve, to expose one's feelings or intentions; to be frank or impulsive. - - With all one's heart, With
one's whole heart, very earnestly; fully; completely; devotedly.
(Heart) v. t. To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit. [Obs.]
My cause is hearted; thine hath no less reason.Shak.
(Heart), v. i. To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage.
(Heart"ache`) n. [Cf. AS. heortece.] Sorrow; anguish of mind; mental pang. Shak.
(Heart"break`) n. Crushing sorrow or grief; a yielding to such grief. Shak.
(Heart"break`ing), a. Causing overpowering sorrow.
(Heart"bro`ken) a. Overcome by crushing sorrow; deeply grieved.
(Heart"burn`) n. (Med.) An uneasy, burning sensation in the stomach, often attended with
an inclination to vomit. It is sometimes idiopathic, but is often a symptom of other complaints.