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[pyoo r-hahr-tid]
  1. (of a person) without malice, treachery, or evil intent; honest; sincere; guileless.
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Origin of purehearted

First recorded in 1825–35; pure + hearted
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for pure-hearted

Historical Examples of pure-hearted

  • You have only to be pure-hearted, and you may become at once a Leaflander.

    Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1


  • I 'm simply a poor creature, right-minded and pure-hearted.'

  • Delicious was that dream of love to the pure-hearted maiden!

    Venus in Boston;

    George Thompson

  • But no one saw it, for it was invisible to all but the pure-hearted Sir Galahad.

  • In truth, how could he tell clear-eyed, pure-hearted Jean of that other!

    A Colony of Girls

    Kate Livingston Willard