American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having a generous disposition; sympathetic.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a large heart or liberal disposition; sympathetic; generous; liberal; magnanimous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a large or generous heart or disposition; noble; liberal.
- adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
“McCoy could never let go of his view of Spock as Vulcan, because as far as the large-hearted, overly-emotional McCoy was concerned, Spock's "cold-blooded logic" was a character flaw.”
“Is it possible, as a writer, to create another human being more generous, large-hearted, and responsive than yourself?”
“There's no doubt in my own mind that it was O'Connell, and frankly I find his large-hearted liberal nationalism much more attractive than Parnell's somewhat neurotic and narrow ideology.”
“A tiger is a large-hearted gentleman with boundless courage and when he is exterminated ? as exterminated he will be unless public opinion rallies to his support ?”
“I'd probably still be buskering for pence had not a large-hearted girl in a small Mary Quant mini taken pity on me and given me a job playing the tambourine in her jug band.”
“The remaining four comments were large-hearted enough to extend compassion to the daycare worker and, in so doing, take on a holistic responsibility for the healing process that must, but may not, occur.”
“Our most creative projects often come out of Leo's large-hearted joy and generosity of Spirit.”
“Merely the fact that a preacher was included in the crew at all, and the preacher was not portrayed as an ax murderer or something, is a large-hearted gesture, coming from Hollywood, after all.”
“Upon almost every subject, this large-hearted man was at adds with his day and generation.”
“Twelve years ago, when Heaven knows I little thought I should ever be bound upon the voyage which now lies before me, I wrote in that form of my writings which obtains by far the most extensive circulation, these words of the American nation: — “I know full well, whatever little motes my beamy eyes may have descried in theirs, that they are a kind, large-hearted, generous, and great people.””
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