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tender-hearted

[ ten-der-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈtɛn dərˈhɑr tɪd /
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adjective

soft-hearted; sympathetic.

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Origin of tender-hearted

First recorded in 1530–40
ten·der-heart·ed·ly, adverbten·der-heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tender-hearted

tenderhearted
/ (ˌtɛndəˈhɑːtɪd) /

adjective

having a compassionate, kindly, or sensitive disposition
tenderheartedly, adverbtenderheartedness, noun
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