bighearted

adjective
big·​heart·​ed | \ ˈbig-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce bighearted (audio) \

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Other Words from bighearted

bigheartedly adverb
bigheartedness noun

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a bighearted guy who can't seem to ever say “no”
Recent Examples on the Web Swift — or at least the version of Swift on her albums — has remained largely the same person since her debut: a thin-skinned, bighearted obsessive, with a penchant for huge romantic moments. Nate Jones, Vulture, "All 179 Taylor Swift Songs, Ranked," 11 Jan. 2021 In Omar’s version, America wasn’t the bighearted country that saved her from a brutal war and a bleak refugee camp. Alex Horton, Washington Post, "Ilhan Omar calls Tucker Carlson a ‘racist fool’ after he describes her as a threat to U.S.," 10 July 2019 Sometimes the beautiful, bighearted sides of humanity need a gentle nudge from the ugly, small-minded sides. Heidi Stevens, chicagotribune.com, "Soccer pros defend girl mistaken for boy after organizers disqualify her team," 6 June 2017

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First Known Use of bighearted

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Bighearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bighearted. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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