Definition of hearted
1 : having a heart especially of a specified kind —usually used in combination a fainthearted leader a lighthearted wanderer
2 : seated in the heart
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Fraternity brothers made half-hearted and even counterproductive efforts to help him, and when one member strongly advocated for summoning help he was shoved into a wall and told to leave, the report said.
A simple story leaves more time for silly jokes and light-hearted humor.
Luckily, the world is also filled with kind-hearted strangers willing to open their homes and hearts to kids who are desperate for help.
In contrast to cold Estella, there's good-hearted Biddy (Rasika Ranganathan), who teaches Pip both to read and to seek out poetry from Indian writers.
But these are fleeting, minor annoyances in a generally big-hearted, life-affirming, musically sumptuous film.
Missing from the trip was third baseman Tommy La Stella, who Maddon said is a dead ringer for Brick Tamland, the Action News Team's not-very-bright but good-hearted meteorologist played by Steve Carell in the movie.
Flanked by stone-faced drag queens and voguers, her hair newly shorn, Perry went through a series of half-hearted dance moves.
However, critics have called the company’s compliance half-hearted.
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