Definition of softhearted
: emotionally responsive : sympathetic
Examples of softhearted in a Sentence
He looks tough, but he's really very softhearted.
She's too softhearted to fire anyone.
Recent Examples of softhearted from the Web
Mr. Dylan, who was never exactly a softhearted songwriter, now openly confronts both his crumbling voice and a treacherous world, while the Rolling Stones continue, stubbornly and miraculously, to romp across stages.
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First Known Use of softhearted
SOFTHEARTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of softhearted for English Language Learners
: having feelings of kindness and sympathy for other people
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