kind-hearted


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kind-hearted

adj
characterized by kindness; sympathetic
ˌkind-ˈheartedly adv
ˌkind-ˈheartedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.kind-hearted - having or proceeding from an innately kind disposition; "a generous and kindhearted teacher"
kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"

kind-hearted

Translations

kind-hearted

[ˈkaɪndˈhɑːtɪd] ADJ [person, action] → bondadoso, de buen corazón
to be kind-heartedser bondadoso, tener buen corazón

kind-hearted

adjgutherzig, gütig

kind-hearted

[ˌkaɪndˈhɑːtɪd] adjbuono/a, di buon cuore

kind2

(kaind) adjective
ready or anxious to do good to others; friendly. He's such a kind man; It was very kind of you to look after the children yesterday.
ˈkindly adverb
1. in a kind manner. She kindly lent me a handkerchief.
2. please. Would you kindly stop talking!
adjective
having or showing a gentle and friendly nature. a kindly smile; a kindly old lady.
ˈkindliness noun
ˈkindness noun
the quality of being kind. I'll never forget her kindness; Thank you for all your kindness.
ˌkind-ˈhearted adjective
having or showing kindness. She is too kind-hearted to hurt an animal.
References in classic literature ?
You are so generous and kind-hearted that you let people borrow, and can't say `No' to anyone.
Yes, he is small, but he is quick and willing, and kind-hearted, too, and then he wishes very much to come, and his father would like it; and I know the master would like to give him the chance.
A few moments more, and her father bore her, dripping and senseless, to the ladies' cabin, where, as is usual in cases of the kind, there ensued a very well-meaning and kind-hearted strife among the female occupants generally, as to who should do the most things to make a disturbance, and to hinder her recovery in every way possible.
This was what slavery could do, in the way of ossifying what one may call the superior lobe of human feeling; for these pil- grims were kind-hearted people, and they would not have allowed that man to treat a horse like that.
With these commentaries on the letter, the kind-hearted gentleman patted Frank on the shoulder.
In spite of his objection to dogs, as unclean animals, my protector was a kind-hearted man, and knowing I had eaten nothing since yesterday, he threw me bigger and better bits than those which fell to the share of the other dogs.
The owner of it was none other than the kind-hearted gaunt grey beggar who had given the Prince the bag of bread-crumbs and the hare.
About this time the father of our Chrysostom died, and he was left heir to a large amount of property in chattels as well as in land, no small number of cattle and sheep, and a large sum of money, of all of which the young man was left dissolute owner, and indeed he was deserving of it all, for he was a very good comrade, and kind-hearted, and a friend of worthy folk, and had a countenance like a benediction.
But everyone seemed so kind-hearted, and so sorrowful, and so sympathetic that I could not but be touched.
You are a good fellow and a kind-hearted messmate," replied Edmond, "and heaven will recompense you for your generous intentions; but I do not wish any one to stay with me.
If, however, you are indulgent, but unable to make your authority felt; kind-hearted, but unable to enforce your commands; and incapable, moreover, of quelling disorder: then your soldiers must be likened to spoilt children; they are useless for any practical purpose.
When the flowers told their sorrow to kind-hearted Lily-Be]l, she wept bitterly at the pain her friend had given, and with loving words strove to comfort those whom he had grieved; with gentle care she healed the wounded birds, and watched above the flowers he had harmed, bringing each day dew and sunlight to refresh and strengthen, till all were well again; and though sorrowing for their dead friends, still they forgave Thistle for the sake of her who had done so much for them.