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Generous; kind.

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


(ˈbɪgˈhɑr tɪd)

generous; kind.
big′heart′ed•ly, adv.
big′heart′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bighearted - given or giving freelybighearted - given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
generous - willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
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