a cry from the heart

a cry from the heart

A plea made with deep emotional sincerity. I know her speech was a cry from the heart—that's how passionate she is about this initiative. Sami resonates so strongly with people because everything she says is a genuine cry from the heart. With all due respect, constituents are sick of these rehearsed speeches, sir. They want to see a real live human up there, making a cry from the heart.
See also: cry, heart
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cry from the heart

a passionate and honest appeal or protest.
The French equivalent cri de coeur has also been in use in English since the early 20th century.
See also: cry, heart
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