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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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I'm not fussed about the big red love heart commercial stuff of today and my heart sank to hear that Fifty Shades of Grey was being released as a Valentine's movie.
My heart sank when my ticket for the Rotherham game (my first home game this season) dropped through my door this week.
He was also suffering from pneumonia and multiple organ failure; his heart sank in the end.
He said: "It is very unsightly in a lovely part of Emily Mann wrote: "My heart sank when I passed this earlier, I just don't get why people do it
CHANNEL 5 isn't known for doing subtlety, so my heart sank a little as I approached new four-part series Britain's Crime Capitals (Channel 5, Monday) - with Liverpool first to feature.
It is not guaranteed you will play Champions League every year, and my heart sank a little bit I have to say.
Alas, my heart sank when I saw some greasy-looking chips arriving for the child in front.
M]y heart sank somewhat when I read in the Union Leader, I think it was the other day, about those who were preparing to run against Jeanne Shaheen for the U.
My heart sank when I received an invitation from a clinic for free liposuction after my appearance on ITV's Country House Sunday" - Actress Lynda Bellingham, who said the offer "didn't do my ego much good".
I already feel 10 years older" Actor Michael Simkins "My heart sank when I received an invitation from a clinic for free liposuction after my appearance on ITV's Country House Sunday" Actress Lynda Bellingham, pictured "My appearance is all down to maintenance.
Scott & Bailey ITV1, 9pm When Scott & Bailey first hit our screens last year, some viewers' heart sank a little at the prospect of yet another detective series.
My heart sank as I read the tragic end of a worker at a worksite.