warmhearted

adjective
warm·heart·ed | \ ˈwȯrm-ˈhär-təd \

Definition of warmhearted 

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

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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

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All these themes come together in a warmhearted but highly predictable way. Jocelyn Noveck, Detroit Free Press, "Review: ‘Uncle Drew’ has a predictable game plan," 28 June 2018 Even underdog nominee The Band’s Visit was a warmhearted movie first. Aja Romano, Vox, "Tony Awards 2018: what to know and how to watch," 8 June 2018 Barbara Bush, who was the wife of one president and the mother of another and whose embrace of her image as America’s warmhearted grandmother belied her influence and mettle, died April 17. James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: New coalition aims to improve Democratic messaging against Trump," 18 Apr. 2018 Barbara Bush, who was the wife of one president and the mother of another and whose embrace of her image as America's warmhearted grandmother belied her influence and mettle, died April 17. Anchorage Daily News, "Family: Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92," 18 Apr. 2018 Opera has announced that the warmhearted Viking will be retiring at the end of April, taking the free VPN app for iOS and Android with him. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Opera is shuttering its VPN app for iOS and Android, sending users to SurfEasy," 17 Apr. 2018 Marty Berman had been a warmhearted, highly intelligent and hard-working patent lawyer for much of his life. Meeri Kim, Washington Post, "This strange syndrome causes people to think their loved ones have been replaced by identical impostors," 7 Apr. 2018 In a related and surreptitious campaign, the Guptas were being recast as warmhearted people eager to help the downtrodden. David Segal, New York Times, "How Bell Pottinger, P.R. Firm for Despots and Rogues, Met Its End in South Africa," 4 Feb. 2018 The Alabama that is made of people who are warmhearted and hardworking. Amanda Walker, AL.com, "Merry Christmas, Alabama," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of warmhearted

circa 1520, in the meaning defined above

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warmhearted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of warmhearted

: having or showing kindness, sympathy, and affection

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