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- adj. Alternative spelling of softhearted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having softness or tenderness of heart; susceptible of pity or other kindly affection; gentle; meek.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a soft or tender heart.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. easily moved to pity or sorrow
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The Kalahari, like New Orleans, suggests that n|om brings a party and is fun, fully democratic, and freely available for all soft-hearted folks.
My wife understands that I'm a soft-hearted giving person.
I'm a soft-hearted person when it comes to that stuff.
Every once in a while some robber turns soft-hearted and takes to driving an ambulance.
I found out what an infectious sense of humour one of them had through his utter hilarity at the antics of Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad, and how soft-hearted another one was when he cried and cried about the fate of Oscar Wilde's self-sacrificing swallow.
The world needs more soft-hearted sitar-playing poets, anyway.
Critics sneered, but there's plenty here for soft-hearted tweenies to enjoy, along with something rather moving for the dewy-eyed old farts.
That's why Jack Welch used to talk about the need for his leaders to be "hard-headed and soft-hearted" -- to make decisions in the best interest of the business but to remember that those decisions often have human costs.
It's more likely Chairman Schmidt was thinking that bigots like Wiesenfeld have more money, more glower, and more power, than gay playwrights, wimpy professors and soft-hearted peaceniks.
Mr Vanstone is a genial, soft-hearted sort, generous and benevolent.