warm·​heart·​ed | \ ˈwȯrm-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce warmhearted (audio) \

Definition of warmhearted

: marked by ready affection, cordiality, generosity, or sympathy

Other Words from warmhearted

warmheartedness noun

Examples of warmhearted in a Sentence

a caring and warmhearted person a warmhearted, understanding pastor from whom many sought guidance
Recent Examples on the Web The movie is also a strong spotlight for Salazar, a consistently fascinating and magnetic actress whose funny, warmhearted and ultimately inscrutable Maria represents the potential for meaningful human connection always just beyond Harrison’s reach. Noel Murray, Los Angeles Times, 15 Apr. 2022 When the moment arrived for coach Juwan Howard’s name to be called, for his picture to be flashed on the screen at center court in what usually triggers a warmhearted round of applause, there was a noteworthy omission. Michael Cohen, Detroit Free Press, 24 Feb. 2022 But the breach endeared him further to Spanish fans, who viewed him as a charismatic and warmhearted product of society’s margins in a sport once considered a realm of the elite. New York Times, 15 Dec. 2021 The family’s warmhearted, ordinary doings under lockdown become memorable emblems of the pandemic’s vast implications. Richard Brod, The New Yorker, 3 Sep. 2021 The warmhearted sitcom that boldly told stories about recovery from alcoholism and addiction — and brought Allison Janney two Emmy Awards — ends its acclaimed eight-year run Thursday. Chuck Barney, Star Tribune, 11 May 2021 Footage features breathtaking winter scenery as a man takes to the mountains with his dog, a warmhearted tale of finding homes for senior dogs and a story of brave canines that help sea turtles. Melissa Walker, Star Tribune, 14 May 2021 Neighbor Gladis Bustos told the Associated Press the home's owner, Joana, was a warmhearted, hardworking person who always took the time to say hello to her neighbors. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 11 May 2021 That’s because of the fascinating, very real-life world in which this predictable yet warmhearted story takes place: the community of Black equestrians in North Philadelphia. Jocelyn Noveck, Detroit Free Press, 2 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of warmhearted

circa 1520, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of warmhearted was circa 1520

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27 Apr 2022

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“Warmhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmhearted. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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