softhearted

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adjective soft·heart·ed \ˈsȯf(t)-ˌhär-təd\

Definition of softhearted

  1. :  emotionally responsive :  sympathetic

softheartedly

adverb

softheartedness

noun

Examples of softhearted in a sentence

  1. He looks tough, but he's really very softhearted.

  2. She's too softhearted to fire anyone.

Circa 1592

First Known Use of softhearted

circa 1592


SOFTHEARTED Defined for English Language Learners

softhearted

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adjective soft·heart·ed \ˈsȯf(t)-ˌhär-təd\

Definition of softhearted for English Language Learners

  • : having feelings of kindness and sympathy for other people



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