kindhearted
adjective Date: 1535 having or showing a sympathetic nature • kindheartedly adverbkindheartedness noun

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  • kindhearted — index benevolent, charitable (lenient), humane, lenient, philanthropic, propitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Bu …   Law dictionary

  • kindhearted — (adj.) also kind hearted, 1530s; see KIND (Cf. kind) (adj.) + HEARTED (Cf. hearted). Related: Kindheartedly, kindheartedness …   Etymology dictionary

  • kindhearted — [adj] compassionate, helpful altruistic, amiable, amicable, considerate, generous, good, good natured, gracious, humane, kind, merciful, responsive, softhearted, sympathetic, tender, tenderhearted, warm, warmhearted; concepts 404,542 Ant. nasty,… …   New thesaurus

  • kindhearted — [kīnd′härt΄id] adj. having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly kindheartedly adv. kindheartedness n …   English World dictionary

  • kindhearted — kindheartedly, adv. kindheartedness, n. /kuynd hahr tid/, adj. having or showing sympathy or kindness: a kindhearted woman. [1525 35; KIND1 + HEARTED] Syn. See kind1. * * * …   Universalium

  • kindhearted — adjective having or proceeding from an innately kind disposition a generous and kindhearted teacher • Syn: ↑kind hearted • Similar to: ↑kind • Derivationally related forms: ↑kindheartedness …   Useful english dictionary

  • kindhearted — adjective having an innately kind disposition or character …   Wiktionary

  • kindhearted — Synonyms and related words: Christian, Christlike, Christly, affectionate, benign, benignant, brotherly, compassionate, decent, fraternal, good, gracious, human, humane, kind, kindly, kindly disposed, loving, nice, responsive, softhearted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • kindhearted — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. compassionate, generous, sympathetic; see humane 1 , kind , merciful 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. see kind III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by kindness and concern for others: altruistic,… …   English dictionary for students

  • kindhearted — kind·heart·ed || ‚kaɪnd hÉ‘rtɪd / hɑːt adj. goodhearted, warmhearted, kind, compassionate …   English contemporary dictionary

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