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softhearted

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adjective soft·heart·ed \-ˌhär-təd\

Simple Definition of softhearted

  • : having feelings of kindness and sympathy for other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of softhearted

  1. :  emotionally responsive :  sympathetic

softheartedly adverb
softheartedness noun

Examples of softhearted in a sentence

  1. He looks tough, but he's really very softhearted.

  2. She's too softhearted to fire anyone.



Circa 1592

First Known Use of softhearted

circa 1592


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