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Kind, sympathetic, or generous. See Synonyms at kind1.

kind′heart′ed·ly adv.
kind′heart′ed·ness n.


(ˈkaɪndˈhɑr tɪd)

showing sympathy or kindness.
kind′heart′ed•ly, adv.
kind′heart′ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.kindhearted - 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"


Characterized by kindness and concern for others:
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It really revives the hope that, regardless of the boundaries and borders, nationalities and religions, races and ethnicities, we remain kindheartedly connected and share core values that transcend all sorts of differences.
The story introduces us to Abby and Martha Brewster, two sweet old spinster sisters leading peaceful lives with the exception of kindheartedly poisoning men they believe are too lonely to live and then burying them in the cellar.
I learned much later that Lillian was actually their niece, who they had kindheartedly taken in when her own parents kicked her out because she was pregnant - with me.