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greathearted

[greyt-hahr-tid] /ˈgreɪtˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous.
2.
high-spirited; courageous; fearless:
greathearted defense of liberty.
Origin of greathearted
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English grete hartyd
Related forms
greatheartedly, adverb
greatheartedness, noun
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  • Some flighty fool that would tell you what a fine creature you were, how greathearted—that's the cant, great-hearted!

    The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly Charles James Lever

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