- having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous.
- high-spirited; courageous; fearless: greathearted defense of liberty.
Origin of greathearted
Related Words for great-heartedacceptable, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, big, big-hearted, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, considerate, easy, equitable, excellent, fair, free, good, helpful, high-minded, honest, honorable
Examples from the Web for great-hearted
Historical Examples of great-hearted
We are bound to be hopeful, nor wrong our great-hearted father.Weighed and Wanting
He was broad-minded, great-hearted enough not to censure the girl by word or act.Garrison's Finish
W. B. M. Ferguson
He was my great-hearted, great-souled teacher, father and friend.Five Lectures on Blindness
Kate M. Foley
A startling creed, this; but what a bold and great-hearted one!From a Cornish Window
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
And the noosepapers said he was a great-hearted phillyanthropist.Tom Gerrard
- benevolent or noble; magnanimous