- having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous.
- high-spirited; courageous; fearless: greathearted defense of liberty.
Origin of greathearted
1350–1400; Middle English grete hartyd
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Related Words for greatheartedunstinting, unselfish, altruistic, charitable, selfless, forgiving, considerate, virtuous, great, splendid, extraordinary, imposing, grand, magnificent, distinguished, benevolent, brilliant, worthy, honorable, humane
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Historical Examples of greathearted
Some flighty fool that would tell you what a fine creature you were, how greathearted—that's the cant, great-hearted!The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly
Charles James Lever