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greathearted

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

1350–1400; Middle English grete hartyd
Related formsgreat·heart·ed·ly, adverbgreat·heart·ed·ness, noun
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Related Words for greathearted

unstinting, unselfish, altruistic, charitable, selfless, forgiving, considerate, virtuous, great, splendid, extraordinary, imposing, grand, magnificent, distinguished, benevolent, brilliant, worthy, honorable, humane

Examples from the Web for greathearted

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