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kindhearted

[kahynd-hahr-tid] /ˈkaɪndˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing sympathy or kindness:
a kindhearted woman.
Origin of kindhearted
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35; kind1 + hearted
Related forms
kindheartedly, adverb
kindheartedness, noun
unkindhearted, adjective
Synonyms
See kind1 .
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  • Dined with the ever hospitable and kind hearted de Robeck on Triad.

  • He was generous, genial and kind hearted, and strictly just in all his practices and aims.

    General Gordon J. Wardle
  • The dwarfs are kind hearted people, who have a great horror of blood.

    Myths of the Rhine X. B. Saintine
  • He was a kind–hearted man, and circumstances had prepared him for that question.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • He was a money maker, and unlike most of that class, kind hearted and generous.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • Do'e, Lady Nelly, do'e be kind hearted to the young loviers.

    Speed the Plough Thomas Morton
  • I do not want to be very fine and nice; but I would be gentle and kind hearted—would do some good in the world.

  • Maria Theresa was undoubtedly pious, kind hearted and devoted to her people, but as ruler is very much overrated.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
  • In private life he was highly esteemed—an honorable citizen—a genial, kind hearted man, with a genuine love of his profession.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • Lean upon me, dear niece,” said the kind hearted Dorsain, “my arm will support you if you must make one in this procession.

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