good-hearted
good-hearted good-hearted adj. benevolent. {malevolent}

Syn: kind, kindly, openhearted. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • good-hearted — [good′härt΄id] adj. kind and generous good heartedly adv. good heartedness n …   English World dictionary

  • good-hearted — index philanthropic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • good-hearted — adjective showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity was charitable in his opinions of others kindly criticism a kindly act sympathetic words a large hearted mentor • Syn: ↑charitable, ↑benevole …   Useful english dictionary

  • good-hearted — good′ heart′ed or good′heart′ed adj. kind or generous • Etymology: 1545–55 good′ heart′ed•ly, adv. good′ heart′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • good-hearted — good heartedly, goodheartedly, adv. good heartedness, goodheartedness, n. /good hahr tid/, adj. kind or generous; considerate; benevolent. Also, goodhearted. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • good-hearted — good heart|ed [ˌgud ˈha:tıd US ˈha:r ] adj kind and generous …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good-hearted — good heart|ed [ gud hartəd ] adjective kind, generous, and helpful …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • good-hearted — adj kind, kindly, kind hearted, benign, benignant, good, warm hearted, big hearted, loving; considerate, thoughtful, well meaning, well intended; compassionate, understanding, sympathetic, soft hearted, tender hearted, tender, gentle; humane,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • good-hearted — /ˈgʊd hatəd/ (say good hahtuhd) adjective kind; considerate. –good heartedly, adverb –good heartedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • good-hearted — adjective Date: 1552 having a kindly generous disposition • good heartedly adverb • good heartedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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