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    Default a solid word

    Halfhearted is considered a solid word.

    I do mean that hyphenation is excluded. In other words, it is not a hyphenated term. Does this make sense to native speakers?


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    Default Re: a solid word

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Halfhearted is considered a solid word.
    'Solid word' is not a recognised expression.
    I do mean that hyphenation is excluded. In other words, it is not a hyphenated term.
    Both 'half-hearted' and 'halfhearted' are used.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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