(one's) heart's desire

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(one's) heart's desire

Something one very much wants or needs. After my six-month tour in Iraq, my heart's desire is just to see my husband again.
See also: desire

your heart's desire

LITERARY
If someone or something is your heart's desire, you want that person or thing very much. Note: The heart is traditionally regarded as the centre of the emotions. He was extremely dishonest in his efforts to achieve his heart's desire.
See also: desire

your heart's desire

someone or something that is greatly wished for.
See also: desire
References in classic literature ?
If only you had been less ambitious," I said, much troubled that she should be disappointed in her heart's desire.
Zoe Baxter has spent 10 years trying to get pregnant, but just when she's about to get her heart's desire, tragedy destroys her world.
Such pertinent questions seemed to matter less to my wife and me than giving our daughter her heart's desire.
Her heart's desire, though, is to attend California Institute of the Arts in Valencia.