Influenced by or proceeding from heart; heartfelt; honest; zealous: as, becoming hearty in support of a project; a hearty greeting; a hearty laugh.
high in health; exhibiting power; noise; strong; healthy: as, a hearty guy.
Adapted for, affording, utilizing, or needing powerful or plentiful nutrition: as, hearty meals; a hearty supper; a hearty eater or desire for food.
Synonyms Hearty, Cordial, Sincere; genuine, unfeigned, unaffected, heartfelt, serious, ardent, eager. Hearty implies having the heart in anything, warmly thinking about benefit of something, and acting so as to show this experience; continuing directly through the heart, and manifested outwardly. Cordial is rather applied to emotions cherished or felt inside heart, heartfelt, or the outward expression of these thoughts: since, cordial love; cordial hatred; cordial desires. Genuine means devoid of deceit or pretense, implying the sentiments while the outward expression of them come in consonance.