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good-hearted

or goodhearted

[goo d-hahr-tid] /ˈgʊdˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
kind or generous; considerate; benevolent.
Origin of good-hearted
1545-1555
1545-55
Related forms
good-heartedly, goodheartedly, adverb
good-heartedness, goodheartedness, noun
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  • I've always found Dick a good-hearted fellow—but I guess he goes on the rip now and again.

    Rayton: A Backwoods Mystery Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • “Thou art a good-hearted lad,” said the alderman with a hand on his shoulder.

    The Armourer's Prentices Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But the innkeeper was a good-hearted man, and he was sorry for the poor blockhead.

  • She is large, of what is known as a full complexion, good-hearted and energetic.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • He is good-hearted, one of good impulses, generally speaking,—a good fellow.

    What All The World's A-Seeking Ralph Waldo Trine
  • I was very fond of him, you see, for I could tell that he was a good-hearted fellow.

  • So thought the good-hearted Governor; and it seems a venial misconception.

    Lin McLean Owen Wister

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