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1. Noble or courageous in spirit: a greathearted general.
2. Generous; magnanimous: a greathearted landowner.

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


(ˈgreɪtˈhɑr tɪd)

1. having or showing a generous heart; magnanimous.
2. high-spirited; courageous; fearless.
great′heart′ed•ly, adv.
great′heart′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.greathearted - noble and generous in spiritgreathearted - noble and generous in spirit; "a greathearted general"; "a magnanimous conqueror"
noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"
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He was a greathearted person, and he touched a lot of people's hearts."
Are we fully awake to the life of our greathearted friend?
Forget the future./I'd worship someone who could do that." (16) Or: "Where Jesus lives, the greathearted gather./We are a door that's never locked." (17)