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1. heartbeat

noun. ['ˈhɑːrtˌbiːt'] the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • throb
  • systole
  • pulse
  • pounding
  • throbbing
  • pulsation
  • periodic event
  • recurrent event

Antonyms

  • past
  • big
  • large
  • careless

Etymology

  • beat (English)
  • beten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heart (English)
  • herte (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Heartbeat

  • browbeat
  • deadbeat
  • drumbeat
  • upbeat

Sentences with heartbeat


1. Noun, singular or mass
It can also cause a rapid heartbeat if you take it in large doses.

Quotes about heartbeat


1. There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
- Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

2. Holding Eleanor's hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.
- Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

3. She was my dream. She made me who I am, and holding her in my arms was more natural to me than my own heartbeat. I think about her all the time. Even now, when I'm sitting here, I think about her. There could never have been another.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. heartbeat

noun. ['ˈhɑːrtˌbiːt'] an animating or vital unifying force.

Antonyms

  • slow

Etymology

  • beat (English)
  • beten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heart (English)
  • herte (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. heartbeat

noun. ['ˈhɑːrtˌbiːt'] a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).

Synonyms

  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • wink
  • mo
  • second
  • moment
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • New York minute
  • flash

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • former
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • beat (English)
  • beten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heart (English)
  • herte (Middle English (1100-1500))
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