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Generous; kind.

big′heart′ed·ly adv.
big′heart′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.bigheartedness - the quality of being kind and generousbigheartedness - the quality of being kind and generous
generosity, generousness - the trait of being willing to give your money or time
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And every year I am amazed by the bigheartedness of people willing to help our cause.
This thought was brought out with great emphasis when the PEF (Professional Education Foundation) honoured its donors at a special evening and dinner held in Karachi and thanked them for their bigheartedness.
When asked about his observations on the company's greatest strengths and leading points of difference, McCann, with 18 months of stewardship under his belt at the time of the interview, says he can't help but marvel at Ahold USA associates' bigheartedness, which surpasses anything he's ever before seen.