kindhearted

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

Definition of kindhearted

: having or showing a sympathetic nature

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 Again slogan — as group that believes there’s not a political solution beyond vengeance, Newsweek reported, and that the former president has been too kindhearted and forgiving to his political opponents. al, 19 May 2022 Six plays before, Stafford moved the chains on third-and-13 with a 15-yard screen pass to Cooper Kupp, who was well short of the sticks when Bears safety Eddie Jackson raced past like a kindhearted uncle letting his 8-year-old nephew have his fun. Dan Wiederer, chicagotribune.com, 13 Sep. 2021 Congratulations to every cast and crew member who worked so hard to make a really positive and kindhearted film. Natalie Morin, refinery29.com, 26 June 2020 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, 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, 13 Aug. 2019 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, 4 June 2018 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, 4 June 2018 We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul. Lauren Matthews, Country Living, 4 June 2018 See More

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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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Kinder, Kirche, Küche

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“Kindhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kindhearted. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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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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