goodhearted

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good·heart·ed

 (go͝od′här′tĭd)
adj.
Kind and generous.

good′heart′ed·ly adv.
good′heart′ed·ness n.
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goodhearted

adjective
Characterized by kindness and concern for others:
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He also goes on to resort to the idea of "Providence" who has supposedly inserted in us a stronger impulse towards beautiful actions such as goodheartedness, righteousness, kindness and nobility.
While the effort for professional certification is laudable and continues energetically, these people also deserve blue ribbons for dedicated goodheartedness. They know the science of catechesis (and devote countless summers to learning more).
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The goodheartedness of Mark Babych's occasionally dawdling production erases cynicism.