Soft-hearted Soft"-heart`ed, a. Having softness or tenderness of heart; susceptible of pity or other kindly affection; gentle; meek. -- {Soft"-heart`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • soft-heartedness — noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: friendliness, generosity and kindnesssynonym Main entry: soft hearted …   Useful english dictionary

  • soft-heartedness — See: soft hearted …   English dictionary

  • soft-hearted — soft heartedly, adv. soft heartedness, n. /sawft hahr tid, soft /, adj. very sympathetic or responsive; generous in spirit: a soft hearted judge. [1570 80] Syn. tender, kind hearted. * * * …   Universalium

  • soft-hearted — /ˈsɒft hatəd/ (say soft hahtuhd) adjective very generous or sympathetic. –soft heartedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • soft-hearted — adjective kind and compassionate. Derivatives soft heartedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • soft-hearted — UK [ˌsɒft ˈhɑː(r)tɪd] / US [ˌsɔft ˈhɑrtəd] adjective kind and generous towards other people Derived word: soft heartedness noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • soft-hearted — adj. tender, compassionate; easily moved. Derivatives: soft heartedness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenderness — n 1. immaturity, callowness, rawness, greenness, youth, youthfulness. 2. delicacy, softness, subtlety, fineness, mellowness. 3. tender heartedness, soft heartedness, responsiveness, sensitivity, susceptibility, feeling, perception, understanding …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • goodness — n 1. virtue, virtuousness, morality, high morals, uprightness, righteousness, piety, piousness; honorableness, honesty, integrity, high mindedness, nobility; wholesomeness, innocence, purity, chasteness, virginity; saintliness, godliness. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • kindness — n 1. goodness, benevolence, benignity, benignancy, beneficence; mildness, gentleness, tenderness, Archaic. gentilesse; compassion, love, lovingness, brotherly love, humanity, humaneness, decency; generosity, charity, bounty, largesse;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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