Definition of Hearkener

1. n. One who hearkens; a listener.



Definition of Hearkener

1. Noun. One who hearkens; a listener. ¹

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Definition of Hearkener

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hearkener

hearing aids
hearing disorder
hearing dog
hearing examiner
hearing impaired persons
hearing impairment
hearing level
hearing loss
hearing officer
hearing trumpet
hearingly
hearings
hearken
hearken back
hearkened
hearkener (current term)
hearkeners
hearkenest
hearkeneth
hearkening
hearkens
hears
hearsal
hearsay
hearsay evidence
hearsay rule
hearsays
hearse
hearsecloth
hearsecloths

Literary usage of Hearkener

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"The hearkener heareth what is said. He that loveth to hear doeth according to what is said ... The hearkener to whom they are told, he is excellent in body. ..."

2. Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt: Lectures Delivered on by James Henry Breasted (1912)
"A hearkener is one whom the god loves. Who hearkens not is one whom the god hates. It is the heart (=understanding) which makes its possessor a ..."

3. The Letters of Algernon Charles Swinburne by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Edmund Gosse, Thomas James Wise (1918)
"MEMORIAL VERSES ON THE DEATH OF KARL BLIND ACROSS the wide-wing'd years Whose sound no hearkener hears Passing in thunder of reverberate ..."

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