One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
in combination Having a character or feelings of a specified kind.‘a generous-hearted and loving man’‘a weak-hearted fool’
- ‘The purpose of day was to commemorate the noble-hearted three.’
- ‘His ultra-macho, cold-hearted, egotistical personality thoroughly disgusted me.’
- ‘My impression of this town is of its cleanliness and its warm-hearted people.’
- ‘I am very soft-hearted and sentimental in all of my books.’
- ‘This is light-hearted, but intelligent humour.’
- ‘The employees' problems are blamed on the black-hearted publisher rather than on the ideological system.’
- ‘This is cinema not for the faint-hearted, where you have to go into the dark places first before you can see the light.’
- ‘I had a good-hearted grandfather and grandmother.’
- ‘Stacy was still the same old cold-hearted, stuck up girl.’
- ‘Several echoed the thought until it turned into a full-hearted shout from the entire crowd.’
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