kindhearted

adjective
kind·​heart·​ed | \ ˌkīnd-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce kindhearted (audio) \

Definition of kindhearted

: having or showing a sympathetic nature

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Other Words from kindhearted

kindheartedly adverb
kindheartedness noun

Examples of kindhearted in a Sentence

A kindhearted neighbor offered to help. a kindhearted young man who shoveled his elderly neighbor's driveway after the blizzard
Recent Examples on the Web During October your kindhearted nature shines brightly, so others will be willing to help you or offer you opportunities for advancement. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive.com, "Horoscope for Aug. 16, 2019: Happy birthday Cameron Monaghan; Sagittarius, connect with many new people," 16 Aug. 2019 Scammers also target victims While most scammers look for kindhearted donors, others target victims' families in their moment of grief. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, "Don't get scammed: How to avoid fake charities after El Paso and Dayton shootings," 13 Aug. 2019 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, "UPDATE: 'Chicago Fire' Actress DuShon Monique Brown's Cause of Death Has Been Released," 4 June 2018 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, "UPDATE: 'Chicago Fire' Actress DuShon Monique Brown's Cause of Death Has Been Released," 4 June 2018 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, "UPDATE: 'Chicago Fire' Actress DuShon Monique Brown's Cause of Death Has Been Released," 4 June 2018 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, "UPDATE: 'Chicago Fire' Actress DuShon Monique Brown's Cause of Death Has Been Released," 4 June 2018 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, "UPDATE: 'Chicago Fire' Actress DuShon Monique Brown's Cause of Death Has Been Released," 4 June 2018 Apart from a keen interest in maps and flags, Madden’s mom describes her son as a smart, sweet, kindhearted and carefree boy. Allie Caren, Washington Post, "Meet the 6-year-old who can name every country — in alphabetical order," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of kindhearted

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kindhearted was in 1535

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“Kindhearted.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kindheartedly. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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kindhearted

adjective
How to pronounce kindhearted (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of kindhearted

: having or showing a kind and gentle nature

kindhearted

adjective
kind·​heart·​ed | \ ˈkīnd-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce kindhearted (audio) \

Kids Definition of kindhearted

: having or showing a kind and sympathetic nature a kindhearted man a kindhearted gesture

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