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greathearted

[ greyt-hahr-tid ]

adjective

  1. having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous.
  2. high-spirited; courageous; fearless:

    greathearted defense of liberty.



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Other Words From

  • greathearted·ly adverb
  • greathearted·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of greathearted1

1350–1400; Middle English grete hartyd

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Example Sentences

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

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