Definition of warmhearted in English:



  • (of a person or their actions) sympathetic and kind.

    • ‘U.S. media air continues to be filled with testimonials to the warm-hearted generosity of American society.’
    • ‘Character witnesses he called in his defence described him as generous and warm-hearted, recalling he had organised charity events after a friend died in a car crash.’
    • ‘Such simple acts resembling the role of the straw, as a warm-hearted word, a silent and assuring smile, just being together or a joy-giving meeting, can empower each of us and bring about change.’
    • ‘Bishop Jones is a warm-hearted, compassionate and gentle person who is revered by many in Sligo and throughout the Diocese of Elphin.’
    • ‘In Bulgaria he has met people who are highly intelligent, compassionate, tolerant and understanding, warm-hearted and has also met people who are desperately intolerant and stupid.’
    • ‘Generous and warm-hearted you like to shower your loved one with affection and are very demonstrative and affectionate.’
    • ‘Tara is a selfless, warm-hearted, and responsible woman.’
    • ‘Your overwhelming donations of food, groceries, equipment, assistance and warm-hearted gestures during the recent flood prevention work were most gratefully received.’
    • ‘Although he is a rogue and a rascal, Abagnale is treated with warm-hearted sympathy throughout the film.’
    • ‘She convinces you that Jane is a genuinely warm-hearted and fragile girl under her tomboy exterior so that the final clinch with her wooden Indian of a lover is almost acceptable.’
    • ‘The show continues where battles are won and lost, but because it is Movieland we are left warm-hearted with a magnificent rendition of ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’.’
    • ‘On the one hand this is an enormously generous, inclusive and warm-hearted book, but, on the other, it carries these qualities to the point of vagueness and idealism.’
    • ‘Xu was sent to hospital by a warm-hearted taxi driver.’
    • ‘As an alternative to aggressive computer games that entail killing at the simple push of a button, this succinct and warm-hearted parable could not be bettered.’
    • ‘Those of Cherie's friends who do talk insist that she is generous, warm-hearted, dependable, but they are also keenly aware that she has demonstrated repeatedly that she is a vengeful ex.’
    • ‘It's encouraging and inspiring to meet generous and warm-hearted persons with vision and philosophy.’
    • ‘The Americans have been our allies for almost a century, and are a generous and warm-hearted people.’
    • ‘Who would wish a life of loveless misery upon a warm-hearted, sensitive young girl?’
    • ‘As a young woman, Babs was attached to the staff of Stauntons of James Street, Westport, and during her time there she gained a deserved reputation as a warm-hearted, caring and generous person.’
    • ‘It's a compelling strategy and it suggested that Bellow was kindly, caring, a warm-hearted sort of guy.’
    kind, warm, kind-hearted, kindly, soft-hearted, good-hearted, big-hearted, tender-hearted, tender, loving, caring, feeling, unselfish, selfless, benevolent, humane, good-natured, affectionate
    gentle, mild, indulgent, friendly, open, sympathetic, understanding, compassionate, charitable, generous, magnanimous
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