large-hearted

adjective
large-heart·​ed | \ ˌlärj-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce large-hearted (audio) \
variants: or less commonly largehearted

Definition of large-hearted

: having a generous disposition : sympathetic

Other Words from large-hearted

largeheartedness noun

First Known Use of large-hearted

1607, in the meaning defined above

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“Large-hearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/large-hearted. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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