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kind-heartedness

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being kind-hearted; benevolence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Kindness of heart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sympathy arising from a kind heart
  • n. sympathy arising from a kind heart

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The kind-heartedness of the comforters was evident in their answers when asked about self-care.

    Jim Luce: Dr. Judy on the Trauma of Disasters - like Haitian Earthquake

  • With increasing vehemence, though, conservatives have begun to argue that kind-heartedness, compassion, and a sense of community are actually evil: that they lead inevitably to Nazism and death camps.

    Mike Lux: Are Compassion and Community Evil?

  • Roger and Lynne, both from Trinidad, rival Patricia in poetic talent and kind-heartedness.

    Don’t be jealous. : Patricia Smith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • "Cambodians who came into his presence found him charismatic because he embodied the ideals of conduct - self-control, … kind-heartedness - that had been drummed into them for years" (Chandler, 1999, p. 151).

    Pol Pot's Charisma

  • Now and then she found herself on ticklish ground, for the kind-heartedness which compelled her to help all distressed damsels out of a scrape, sometimes compelled her also to help them into one; whereon enraged fathers called Lucy ugly names, and threatened to send her into Exeter gaol for a witch, and she smiled quietly, and hinted that if she were

    Westward Ho!

  • My initial misgivings about the premise were off-target as the show proved to exemplify the kind-heartedness of the people of Riverside.

    Invasion Iowa

  • These slight defects were, however, superficial; he redeemed them by an exquisite kind-heartedness which a rigid moralist might call the indulgence natural to superiority.

    Ursula

  • His simplicity, good sense, and kind-heartedness touched her and moved her up to enthusiasm.

    The Wife

  • His great strength and his great weakness was his kind-heartedness, which had not arms enough to caress, to give, to embrace; the benevolence of a god, that gave freely, without questioning; in a word, a kindness of inertia that became almost a vice.

    Une Vie

  • He was kind-hearted, after the only fashion that kind-heartedness could exist in such a character and at such a time.

    Taras Bulba

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