greathearted

adjective

great·​heart·​ed ˈgrāt-ˌhär-təd How to pronounce greathearted (audio)
1
: characterized by bravery : courageous
2
greatheartedly adverb
greatheartedness noun

Examples of greathearted in a Sentence

those greathearted but otherwise ordinary individuals who answered their country's call for military service a greathearted program to provide basic necessities to millions of children in war-torn countries

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of greathearted was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Greathearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greathearted. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

greathearted

adjective
great·​heart·​ed ˈgrāt-ˈhärt-əd How to pronounce greathearted (audio)
1
2
: nobly generous
greatheartedly adverb
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