open-hearted

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open-hearted

adj
1. kindly and warm
2. disclosing intentions and thoughts clearly; candid
ˌopen-ˈheartedly adv
ˌopen-ˈheartedness n

o′pen-heart′ed



adj.
1. candid or frank.
2. kindly; benevolent.
[1605–15]
o′pen-heart′ed•ly, adv.
o′pen-heart′ed•ness, n.
Translations

open-hearted

[ˌəʊpənˈhɑːtɪd] ADJfranco, generoso

open-hearted

[ˌəʊpnˈhɑːtɪd] adjsincero/a, franco/a
References in classic literature ?
On the contrary, Mr Quilp was all blandness and suavity, and presided over the case-bottle of rum with extraordinary open-heartedness.
Husbands-Hankin models "open-mindedness and open-heartedness," says Hamide, remembering how the rabbi calmly dealt with his contempt over feeling slighted at the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast in 2004, which Husbands-Hankin said presented Christianity as the only valid religion.
Both the sides showed open-heartedness and did not make the selection of venue for direct talks an issue of ego.
Dialogue undertaken with sincerity, generosity, and open-heartedness may help heretofore isolated civilizations cultivate "a dialogical civilization" (52).
It brought them back to their love for Nick, in his innocence and open-heartedness.
The best parts of The Mind's Eye occur when sacks writes about himself not as a medical professional, but--using the same open-heartedness found in his standout memoir Uncle Tungsten--as a fearful patient.
His energy and open-heartedness swept over you as soon as you encountered him, and immediately come back to me when I listen again to the interviews I recorded with him all those years ago.
In that key role, and as Rosalind's incognito male identity, Ganymede, Juliet Rylance hits all the right notes of open-heartedness, strength of character and plucky, independent spirit.
There is a generosity, an open-heartedness, about their acclaim as the horses stream past them at the walk on their way to that faith-affirming welcome that awaits in the winner's enclosure or the post-mortems in the 'long-faced paddock' just below the weighing room.
That day I made a promise to myself to always live with passion, open-heartedness, and full out joy.
THREE stones bearing the words "perseverance, open-heartedness and insight" will be unveiled at the entrance to the Old Town in a public ceremony next month.
Open-heartedness is neither sentimental nor Pollyannaish.