[ kahynd-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈkaɪndˈhɑr tɪd /


having or showing sympathy or kindness: a kindhearted woman.


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Origin of kindhearted

First recorded in 1525–35; kind1 + hearted

OTHER WORDS FROM kindhearted

kind·heart·ed·ly, adverbkind·heart·ed·ness, nounun·kind·heart·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for kind-hearted



characterized by kindness; sympathetic

Derived forms of kind-hearted

kind-heartedly, adverbkind-heartedness, noun
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