Definition of kind-hearted in English:

kind-hearted

adjective

  • Having a kind and sympathetic nature:

    ‘she was friendly and kind-hearted’
    ‘a kind-hearted local shopkeeper’
    • ‘Born in Clooncormack, Hollymount she was kind-hearted by nature and generous to all and will be missed by her relations and neighbours.’
    • ‘Norma will not be going far after kind-hearted bosses allowed the hard-working mother of two to carry on living on at the complex with her husband, Geoff.’
    • ‘She said the kind-hearted gesture marked the end of a lovely day in which she witnessed her grand-daughter getting married at the historic Tower of London.’
    • ‘She was a good natured and kind-hearted lady who delighted in helping friends and neighbours.’
    • ‘A kind-hearted woman who raised the cash to send a neighbour's disabled daughter to Disney World was today being honoured for her generosity.’
    • ‘A total of £9,320 was collected by the British Red Cross from kind-hearted shoppers on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.’
    • ‘Mrs Church's death has shattered the local community, who knew her as a loving and kind-hearted person.’
    • ‘A kind-hearted man understood and took her to the blind school.’
    • ‘The mother of a disabled Trowbridge girl is overwhelmed by the number of kind-hearted people who have offered to help pay for a new wheelchair for her daughter.’
    • ‘Those physically incapable of working can be sheltered in state-run homes with the support of the rich and the kind-hearted.’
    • ‘For the past 20 years, kind-hearted Pat has dedicated her spare time to cheering up patients in Salisbury.’
    • ‘I like my Chemistry teacher, she's really warm and kind-hearted!’
    • ‘A village has been inundated with Christmas trees after kind-hearted locals answered an appeal.’
    • ‘You couldn't wish to meet a more gentle, kind-hearted man.’
    • ‘Nikita was a pupil in Holy Family Girls National School, Askea and was known as a very kind-hearted little girl who loved to share.’
    • ‘Fortunately a kind-hearted friend helped temporarily restore her faith in human nature by lending her a spare hat.’
    • ‘A kind-hearted couple sold their comfortable home to live in a tiny, broken down caravan after being moved to tears by the plight of Kenyan schoolchildren.’
    • ‘But the once-in-a-lifetime meeting cost her kind-hearted granddad a whopping £25,000.’
    • ‘It just shows that you're a kind-hearted person, and that you care deeply about other people.’
    • ‘Hundreds of kind-hearted people across Bury have joined the national NHS Organ Donor Register thanks to a council initiative.’
    kind, caring, warm-hearted, tender-hearted, soft-hearted, kindly, benevolent, good-natured, good-hearted, mild, tender, warm, feeling, gentle, compassionate, sympathetic, understanding
    indulgent, humane, altruistic, patient, tolerant, lenient, merciful, benign, mellow, beneficent, amiable
    benignant
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Pronunciation:

kind-hearted

/kʌɪndˈhɑːtɪd/