Student Thesaurus

One entry found for heart.
Entry Word: heart
Function: noun
Text: 1 the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune <when her parents refused her request for a puppy, Jessica asked, "Have you no heart?">
Synonyms charity, commiseration, compassion, feeling, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity, softheartedness, sympathy
Related Words responsiveness, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humanitarianism, philanthropy
Near Antonyms callousness, coldness, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostility
Antonyms hardheartedness, inhumanity, mercilessness
2 the body of knowledge that has been retained in one's mind or the use of it <Dan can recite the entire Declaration of Independence by heart>
Synonyms memory, rote
Related Words association, conning, memorization
3 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest <the heart of the village economy was the outdoor market> -- see CENTER 1
4 strength of mind to carry on in spite of danger <never lost heart while she was lost in the woods> -- see COURAGE
5 the central part or aspect of something under consideration <the heart of the problem is the school's outmoded computer system> -- see CRUX
6 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions <deep down in her heart, she knew he was telling the truth> -- see CORE 1