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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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  • I think I have said before what a kindhearted boy Edmund was.

    The Book of Dragons Edith Nesbit
  • She had no need to recommend her children to their kindhearted uncle's care.

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Fanny was too kindhearted to refuse them bread when they paid for it with songs.

    Our Children

    Anatole France
  • He was kindhearted in his way, and I remember one instance of this.

  • He is gentle and kindhearted, and it would be painful to him.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • You're good, honest and true, you're kindhearted and popular.

    The Southerner Thomas Dixon
  • "We only asked about moles because we wanted him to be lucky," said kindhearted Betty.

    The Professional Aunt Mary C.E. Wemyss

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