Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nerves or tendons supposed to brace and sustain the heart; hence, strongest affections; most intense feelings of any kind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. your deepest feelings of love and compassion

Etymologies

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From heart +‎ strings.

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