a.1.Having a kind or gentle disposition.
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I FIRST HEARD about singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart from the visual artist Camille Rose Garcia, who said his gentle-hearted folk songs "pulled me out of my gloom.
Cast as David Healy, he made a name for himself as the softly spoken, gentle-hearted, and mostly put upon boyfriend of acerbic Darlene Conner.
Adults who might legitimately prefer Jacques Tati's gentle-hearted "Monsieur Hulot's Holiday" should remember that with Bean, comedy derives from the fact that the hero is far from gentle; he asserts his supposed superiority in every scene.
The island destination offers comfort from its gentle-hearted locals.
Jim Jacobs, who joined producer David Ian and director Kathleen Marshall to judge You're the One That I Want, and Warren Casey, who died of AIDS complications in 1988, had written a sharply observed but gentle-hearted parody of the music and mores they--and I, and several million other baby-boomers--had grown up with.
Painting the eponymous hero as a sweet, gentle-hearted wimp and Rasputia as a monster, Norbit declares its intentions from the sickly opening frames.
struggling animation unit will try to make amends for Quest for Camelot by launching The Iron Giant, the tale of a gentle-hearted 50-foot robot who falls from the sky, based on the 1968 novel by the late British poet laureate Ted Hughes.