- very sympathetic or responsive; generous in spirit: a soft-hearted judge.
Origin of soft-hearted
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Related Words for softheartedbenevolent, big-hearted, charitable, compassionate, considerate, emotional, forgiving, generous, gentle, kind, lenient, merciful, moving, sensitive, sentimental, soft, sympathetic, tenderhearted, warm, warmhearted
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Historical Examples of softhearted
She was not going into this fight soft-handed or softhearted.A Bed of Roses
W. L. George
As a nation, we may take pride in the fact that we are softhearted; but we cannot afford to be soft-headed.State of the Union Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I am quite aware that there are lots of softhearted people who will say I ought never to have allowed Danjuro to do what he did.The Air Pirate
Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
But he shall find out that it was only a child, only a silly, softhearted baby he played with down here.Robert Elsmere
Mrs. Humphry Ward
On the 28th Grey again expressed one of his softhearted propositions for peace.
- easily moved to pity