a cry from the heart

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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.
See also: cry, heart

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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The book is titled Haiti, Cries from the Heart, Lamentations of a Son and Rev.
The Oscar-winning star, 66, will appear in Cries From The Heart at the Royal Court Theatre.
The Oscar-winning actress will appear in Cries From The Heart at the Royal Court Theatre, a one-off production in aid of Human Rights Watch.
The Oscar-winning actress (above) will appear in Cries From The Heart at the Royal Court Theatre, a one-off production in aid of Human Rights Watch.
The hardest part of all was to read the messages of sympathy which are real cries from the heart.
The hardest thing is looking at all the messages of sympathy and cries from the heart of the loved ones of the people who died.
By compensating the POWs the Government has shown it is not immune to cries from the heart.
Yet the six guilty Tories ignored these cries from the heart.
Their ballots were cries for help, cries from the heart to go back to work, to rebuild their lives.
Snow Patrol blend intimate yet uplifting ballads (The Finish Line), compassionate rockers (Hands Open) and dramatic cries from the heart arranged with nerve-jangling skill (the beautiful Make This Go On Forever).
Sophie Okonedo, Juliet Stevenson (both pictured right), Dame Judi Dench, Sir David Hare, Andrew Motion, Mark Rylance and George Alagiah perform readings at Cries From The Heart charity performance.