adjective Date: circa 1520 marked by ready affection, cordiality, generosity, or sympathy • warmheartedness noun

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  • warmhearted — [wôrm′härt΄id] adj. kind, sympathetic, friendly, loving, etc. SYN. TENDER1 warmheartedly adv. warmheartedness n. * * * …   Universalium

  • warmhearted — index benevolent, humane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • warmhearted — warm, sympathetic, *tender, compassionate, responsive Analogous words: *loving, affectionate: *kind, kindly, benign, benignant: heartfelt, hearty, wholehearted, *sincere Antonyms: coldhearted Contrasted words: austere, *severe, stern: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • warmhearted — [adj] compassionate, kindly all heart, benevolent, charitable, cordial, friendly, generous, genial, gentle, good hearted, goodnatured, gracious, hearty, kind, kindhearted, merciful, neighborly, pleasant, polite, softhearted, sympathetic,… …   New thesaurus

  • warmhearted — [wôrm′härt΄id] adj. kind, sympathetic, friendly, loving, etc. SYN. TENDER1 warmheartedly adv. warmheartedness n …   English World dictionary

  • warmhearted — adjective marked by warmth of feeling like kindness and sympathy and generosity gave a warmhearted welcome to the stranger • Ant: ↑coldhearted • See Also: ↑loving • Derivationally related forms: ↑warmheartedness …   Useful english dictionary

  • warmhearted — Synonyms and related words: Christian, Christlike, Christly, affectionate, amiable, ardent, benign, benignant, bleeding, brotherly, charitable, clement, commiserative, compassionate, condolent, cordial, decent, delicate, emotionable, forbearant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • warmhearted — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. warm, friendly, genial, cordial, affectionate, nice, loving, heartfelt, amiable, compassionate, sympathetic, understanding, hospitable, tender, amorous. ANT.: cold hearted, hard hearted, mean, heartless, *veins… …   English dictionary for students

  • warmhearted — adj. having a kind heart and a warm nature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tender# — tender adj Tender, compassionate, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted, responsive are comparable when they mean expressing or expressive of feeling that reveals affectionate interest in another especially in his joys, sorrows, or welfare. Tender… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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