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kindhearted

[kahynd-hahr-tid] /ˈkaɪndˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing sympathy or kindness:
a kindhearted woman.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; kind1 + hearted
Related forms
kindheartedly, adverb
kindheartedness, noun
unkindhearted, adjective
Synonyms
See kind1 .
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British Dictionary definitions for kind-hearted

kind-hearted

adjective
1.
characterized by kindness; sympathetic
Derived Forms
kind-heartedly, adverb
kind-heartedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for kind-hearted
adj.

also kindhearted, 1530s; see kind (adj.) + hearted. Related: Kindheartedly, kindheartedness.

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