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[kahynd-hahr-tid] /ˈkaɪndˈhɑr tɪd/
having or showing sympathy or kindness:
a kindhearted woman.
Origin of kindhearted
1525-35; kind1 + hearted
Related forms
kindheartedly, adverb
kindheartedness, noun
unkindhearted, adjective
See kind1 . Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They were as ignorant of the world as children, fully as gay, irresponsible, and kindhearted.

    Steve Yeager William MacLeod Raine
  • I think I have said before what a kindhearted boy Edmund was.

    The Book of Dragons Edith Nesbit
  • Prince kindhearted and the princess were happily married, and I was present at the wedding feast and also felt happy.

  • She had no need to recommend her children to their kindhearted uncle's care.

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I opened and found two guineas in gold, which the kindhearted fellow had given me; perhaps they were his only ones in the world.

  • Fanny was too kindhearted to refuse them bread when they paid for it with songs.

    Our Children Anatole France
  • Listening to these chants of praise, Anninka could not refrain from teasing her kindhearted uncle.

    A Family of Noblemen Mikhal Saltykov

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