bleeding heart love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various perennial herbs of the genera Dicentra and Lamprocapnos, especially L. spectabilis, widely cultivated for its arching clusters of pink to red or white heart-shaped flowers.
  • noun A person who is considered excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be underprivileged or exploited.

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  • noun Any of various perennial plants, of the genus Dicentra, having pink heart-shaped flowers

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  • noun garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers
  • noun someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged

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  • Someone with compassion or someone who is a "do-gooder."

    Often seen as "bleeding heart Liberal" in the United States.

    February 29, 2008

  • Flower.

    June 10, 2009

  • I have those lovelies in my backyard. :-)

    June 10, 2009