whole-souled

adjective
\ ˈhōl-ˈsōld How to pronounce whole-souled (audio) \

Definition of whole-souled

: moved by ardent enthusiasm or single-minded devotion : wholehearted

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Synonyms

hearty, wholehearted

Antonyms

grudging, halfhearted, lukewarm, tepid

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First Known Use of whole-souled

1821, in the meaning defined above

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