- kind or generous; considerate; benevolent.
Origin of good-hearted
First recorded in 1545–55
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Examples from the Web for good-hearted
The whole thing seemed so gracious and good-hearted, and remarkably wise, too.From David Letterman to Oprah, the Best TV Goodbye Announcements (VIDEO)
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Los Angeles was just a big, dry, sunny place with ugly homes and no style, but good-hearted and peaceful.John Banville’s Terrible Idea to Write a New Novel on Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe
August 10, 2012
I am a good-hearted person and a very loyal friend, and I know you will see that if you write me.Death-Row Pen Pals
November 20, 2009
“Thou art a good-hearted lad,” said the alderman with a hand on his shoulder.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
She is large, of what is known as a full complexion, good-hearted and energetic.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
I was very fond of him, you see, for I could tell that he was a good-hearted fellow.The Fat and the Thin
I found the magistrate to be a polite and good-hearted gentleman.
I am sure you are the most good-hearted of men as well as the firmest.