Origin of soft-hearted
SYNONYMS FOR soft-hearted
Related formssoft-heart·ed·ly, adverbsoft-heart·ed·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for soft-hearted
You play a sweet, soft-hearted mom in the film and John C. Reilly is the strict rule-enforcer.Molly Shannon on ‘Life After Beth,’ Turning 50, and ‘Never Been Kissed’|Melissa Leon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Until then, Abdul had offered the soft-hearted incoherent commentary, balancing Cowell's acerbic, reality-based remarks.
Is Obama playing to his soft-hearted liberal base or trying to suck up to certain bash-the-Chinese conservatives?
Lenine is afraid that the proletariat is too soft-hearted and lenient.Bolshevism|John Spargo
He is too soft-hearted to stand an appeal from colleagues in distress.Endymion|Benjamin Disraeli
Nell was soft-hearted after all, and she knew how that second copy of the novel had reached the Mirror office.When a Man's Single|J. M. Barrie
Maria was a strange girl—withdrawn, dreamy and soft-hearted.Each Man Kills|Victoria Glad
Madam was that soft-hearted she could not bring her mind to it, though they promised her not to touch him unless he spoke.A Reputed Changeling|Charlotte M. Yonge