or warm·heart·ed



having or showing sympathy, affection, kindness, cordiality, etc.: a warm-hearted welcome.

Origin of warm-hearted

First recorded in 1490–1500
Related formswarm-heart·ed·ly, adverbwarm-heart·ed·ness, noun

Synonyms for warm-hearted

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Historical Examples of warmhearted

  • He is so kind, so warmhearted; he makes one feel warmed and rested.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • She is warmhearted, generous to a fault, and as silly as they make them.

    Reels and Spindles

    Evelyn Raymond

  • "Do just as you please, Charley," said the warmhearted hunter.

  • You are a very quick, warmhearted girl; and such have never too much reason.


    R. D. Blackmore

  • He was a warmhearted, loving, and generous man, though of fiery passion.

British Dictionary definitions for warmhearted



kindly, generous, forgiving, or readily sympathetic
Derived Formswarm-heartedly, adverbwarm-heartedness, noun
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