adjective Date: 14th century 1. characterized by bravery ; courageous 2. generous, magnanimousgreatheartedly adverbgreatheartedness noun

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  • greathearted — [grāt′härt΄id] adj. 1. brave; fearless; courageous 2. generous; magnanimous; unselfish …   English World dictionary

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  • greathearted — greatheartedly, adv. greatheartedness, n. /grayt hahr tid/, adj. 1. having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous. 2. high spirited; courageous; fearless: greathearted defense of liberty. [1350 1400; ME grete hartyd] * * * …   Universalium

  • greathearted — adjective a) Nobly courageous b) Magnanimous …   Wiktionary

  • greathearted — Synonyms and related words: almsgiving, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, big, bighearted, bold, bold spirited, bounteous, bountiful, brave, charitable, chivalric, chivalrous, considerate, courageous, doughty, eleemosynary, elevated, exalted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • greathearted — adj. generous, magnanimous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • greathearted — great·hearted …   English syllables

  • greathearted — great•heart•ed [[t]ˈgreɪtˈhɑr tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous 2) high spirited; courageous; fearless • Etymology: 1350–1400 great′heart′ed•ly, adv. great′heart′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Great-heartedness — Great heart ed*ness, n. The quality of being greathearted; high mindedness; magnanimity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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