kindhearted

adjective kind·heart·ed \ ˌkīnd-ˈhär-təd \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of kindhearted

: having or showing a sympathetic nature

kindheartedly

adverb

kindheartedness

noun

Examples of kindhearted in a Sentence

  1. A kindhearted neighbor offered to help.

  2. a kindhearted young man who shoveled his elderly neighbor's driveway after the blizzard

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First Known Use of kindhearted

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KINDHEARTED Defined for English Language Learners

kindhearted

Definition of kindhearted for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing a kind and gentle nature


KINDHEARTED Defined for Kids

kindhearted

adjective kind·heart·ed \ ˈkīnd-ˈhär-təd \

Definition of kindhearted for Students

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


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