good-hearted


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good-hearted

adj
(of a person) kind, caring, and generous

good′-heart′ed

or good′heart′ed,



adj.
kind or generous.
[1545–55]
good′-heart′ed•ly, adv.
good′-heart′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.good-hearted - showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
Translations

good-hearted

[ˌgʊdˈhɑːtɪd] ADJde buen corazón

good-hearted

[ˌgʊdˈhɑːtɪd] adjbuono/a (d'animo)
References in classic literature ?
"He was a good-hearted tailor, at any rate," observed Nick Chopper.
Let her do what she would, she was always blamed, and got small thanks for all the trouble she took; nothing was right, everything wrong; and yet, if the truth were known, the girl was worth her weight in gold--she was so unselfish and good-hearted. But her step-mother did not like her, and the poor girl's days were spent in weeping; for it was impossible to live peacefully with the woman.
"All the same he's a good man; truthful, good-hearted, and remarkable in his own line," Anna said to herself going back to her room, as though she were defending him to someone who had attacked him and said that one could not love him.
A good-hearted old Irish nurse (whom I shall not forget in my will) took me up one day by the heels, when I was making more noise than was necessary, and swinging me round two or knocked my head into a cocked hat against the bedpost.
She was a quite biddable creature and good-hearted, but she had a flow of talk that was as steady as a mill, and made your head sore like the drays and wagons in a city.
Through the strange women clustering at the corners I took my way,--women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites,--and I thought, as I looked into their poor painted faces,--faces but half human, vampirish faces, faces already waxen with the look of the grave,--I thought, as I often did, of the poor little girl whom De Quincey loved, the good-hearted little `peripatetic' as he called her, who had succoured him during those nights, when, as a young man, he wandered homeless about these very streets,--that good, kind little Ann whom De Quincey had loved, then so strangely lost, and for whose face he looked into women's faces as long as he lived.
"Your worship hits it off mighty well and mighty easy," said Sancho; "but 'it's a long step from saying to doing;' and I hold to the renegade, for he seems to me an honest good-hearted fellow."
It's a good job people are good-hearted in donating their hard-earned cash.
The mother of two, who worked in a cafe in Dungloe, was described by friends as a very good-hearted lady.
She's a good-hearted person and she still cares for him, the report added.
"There are many good-hearted residents who want to adopt these cats," said Lesley Muncey of Feline Friends Dubai.
Perhaps some good-hearted people will now step forward and do their bit to right this wrong.