warmheartedness


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warm-heart·ed

(wôrm′här′tĭd)
adj.
Marked by or acting with kindness or sympathy.

warm′heart′ed·ly adv.
warm′heart′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warmheartedness - a warmhearted feeling
caring, lovingness - a loving feeling
2.warmheartedness - a positive feeling of likingwarmheartedness - a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
attachment, fond regard - a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
protectiveness - a feeling of protective affection
regard, respect - a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
soft spot - a sentimental affection; "she had a soft spot for her youngest son"
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warm

(woːm) adjective
1. moderately, or comfortably, hot. Are you warm enough, or shall I close the window?; a warm summer's day.
2. (of clothes) protecting the wearer from the cold. a warm jumper.
3. welcoming, friendly, enthusiastic etc. a warm welcome; a warm smile.
4. tending to make one hot. This is warm work!
5. (of colours) enriched by a certain quantity of red or pink, or (of red etc) rich and bright. a warm red; I don't want white walls – I want something warmer.
verb
1. to make moderately hot. He warmed his hands in front of the fire.
2. to become friendly (towards) or enthusiastic (about). She warmed to his charm.
noun
an act of warming. Give your hands a warm in front of the fire.
ˈwarmly adverb
warmness noun
ˈwarmth () noun
the state of being warm. the warmth of the fire; The actor was delighted by the warmth of the applause; The warmth of her smile made me feel welcome.
ˌwarm-ˈblooded adjective
1. having a blood temperature greater than that of the surrounding atmosphere. warm-blooded animals such as man.
2. enthusiastic; passionate. When I was young and warm-blooded, I was passionate about many things that don't interest me now.
warmed-over adjective
(American).
1. warmed up or heated again. warmed-over soup.
2. (of a story, idea etc) that has been heard many times before so that it is no longer interesting or relevant.
ˌwarmˈhearted adjective
kind and affectionate. a warmhearted old lady; a warmhearted action.
ˌwarmˈheartedness noun
warm up
to make or become warm. The room will soon warm up; Have a cup of coffee to warm you up.
References in classic literature ?
Pickwick, who by this time had resumed his spectacles, and was looking from Arabella to Winkle, and from Winkle to Arabella, with as much delight depicted in his countenance as warmheartedness and kindly feeling can communicate to the human face--'upon my word
The purpose is to aid in the development of the brain and a disposition of warmheartedness, he said.
Strange anomalies in the characters of what are called amiable women, have done much to convince me, that sound principle, and common sense, with unquestionably a due proportion of warmheartedness are in the long-run more conducive to individual, as well as social happiness, than those ungoverned springs of tenderness and love, which burst forth and exhaust themselves, without calculation or restraint.