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greathearted

[ greyt-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈgreɪtˈhɑr tɪd /
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adjective
having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous.
high-spirited; courageous; fearless: greathearted defense of liberty.
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Origin of greathearted

1350–1400; Middle English grete hartyd

OTHER WORDS FROM greathearted

great·heart·ed·ly, adverbgreat·heart·ed·ness, noun
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How to use greathearted in a sentence

  • Some flighty fool that would tell you what a fine creature you were, how greathearted—that's the cant, great-hearted!

British Dictionary definitions for greathearted

great-hearted

adjective
benevolent or noble; magnanimous

Derived forms of great-hearted

great-heartedness, noun
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