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softhearted

softhearted

adjective soft·heart·ed \-ˌhär-təd\

: having feelings of kindness and sympathy for other people

Full Definition of SOFTHEARTED

:  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.

First Known Use of SOFTHEARTED

circa 1592

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