a.1.Having a kind or gentle disposition.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Our gentle-hearted Captain felt a guilty shock as he looked at her.
Critics said he was influenced by Freud and Marx and Chekhov and Tolstoy, but as his biographer and grand-niece Ayesha Jalal writes, Manto himself viewed 'his proclivity for storytelling as quite simply a product of the tensions generated by the clashing influences of a stern father and a gentle-hearted mother'.
Augusta Garrick has proven that her helpful and gentle-hearted ways don't make her a bad pirate.
She told the Irish Mirror: "Bernard was the most gentle-hearted, kindest, loving human you could ever meet.
Although 800 words is primarily a gentle-hearted drama, it is recommended for older teen or adult audiences due to some coarse language, nudity, and sexual situations.
"Oh, they are so cute, especially the bear, he's clearly gentle-hearted"
Goodness really is its own reward, says Norwich's gentle-hearted book.
Another gentle-hearted mother explained how she kept advising her son daily on how to make new friends - and even went to school to check if he was OK - when he came home each day complaining bitterly about how his friends at school were excluding him from playing with them during lunch break.
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." Barnhart's new album, Mala showcases his signature style of simple homemade songs with playfully wistful lyrics.
His famous protest at his own depiction in "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison" as "gentle-hearted Charles" ("please to blot out gentle hearted, and substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-ey'd, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the Gentleman in question") is not, James persuasively contends, the mere cavil of wounded pride, but is bound up with Lamb's disquiet at Coleridge's tendency in that poem and elsewhere to fly from the personal and into the abstract.
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.