soft-hearted

[ sawft-hahr-tid, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˈhɑr tɪd, ˈsɒft- /

adjective

very sympathetic or responsive; generous in spirit: a soft-hearted judge.

Origin of soft-hearted

First recorded in 1570–80

SYNONYMS FOR soft-hearted

tender, kind-hearted.

Related forms

soft-heart·ed·ly, adverbsoft-heart·ed·ness, noun
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