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Origin of soft-hearted
OTHER WORDS FROM soft-heartedsoft-heart·ed·ly, adverbsoft-heart·ed·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for soft-hearted
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
Erle raved about him to my grandfather; but then Erle always raves about peoplehe is terribly softhearted.Wee Wifie|Rosa Nouchette Carey
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.
For active brutality is not popular with Forsytes; they are too circumspect, and, on the whole, too softhearted.The Forsyte Saga, Complete|John Galsworthy