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Noun: heartsease  'haa(r)t,seez
  1. A common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
    - wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor
  2. Violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
    - two-eyed violet, Viola ocellata
  3. Common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers
    - field pansy, Viola arvensis
  4. The absence of mental stress or anxiety
    - peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, serenity, ataraxis

Type of: quietness, quietude, tranquility [N. Amer], tranquillity, viola, violet

Encyclopedia: Heartsease, Norwich