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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

Full Definition of softhearted

  1. :  emotionally responsive :  sympathetic

soft·heart·ed·ly adverb
soft·heart·ed·ness noun

Examples of softhearted

  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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