kind-heartedness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kind-heartedness sympathy arising from a kind heart
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kind-heartedness The state or quality of being kind-hearted; benevolence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kind-heartedness Kindness of heart.
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Usage

In literature:

His beaming, chubby face was a picture of benevolence and kind-heartedness.
"Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane
I was feeling the kind of immortal light-heartedness which only a boy knows in the dawning of his days.
"Greenmantle" by John Buchan
Her brain was prompted by her senses, her kindness was the impulsive warm-heartedness of girls of her class.
"A Distinguished Provincial at Paris" by Honore de Balzac
Oh, how I hate all this kind-heartedness.
"Pillars of Society" by Henrik Ibsen
I like your candor and kind-heartedness exceedingly.
"The Inspector-General" by Nicolay Gogol
I know your kind-heartedness, madame, by a niece who is your picture.
"The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete" by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
There was something which strongly marked the kind-heartedness of the Princesse de Lamballe in a part of this transaction.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete" by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
Notwithstanding his kind-heartedness, the inspector was more reserved than formerly.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
If this were true it would certainly form a startling contrast to the general kind-heartedness of the American.
"The Land of Contrasts" by James Fullarton Muirhead
She died a victim to her own kind-heartedness, for she went far beyond her strength in her blessed ministrations.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
I may here narrate a circumstance, from which one may judge of the natural kind-heartedness of my lamented friend.
"The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido" by Henry Keppel
However, she had strong reasons besides kind-heartedness for persevering, and persevere she did.
"A City Schoolgirl" by May Baldwin
The master is so kind-hearted, Fraeulein, so kind-hearted; God grant that it may remain kind-heartedness!
"A Sister's Love" by W. Heimburg
But it was the welcome that cheered, the spirit of genuine kind-heartedness.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
O the kind-heartedness of God!
"Orthodox Daily Prayers" by Anonymous
It's not good-heartedness, nor kindness, nor amiability.
"The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. I.(of II)" by Charles James Lever
There is no market where people can buy kind-heartedness!
"An Old Story of My Farming Days Vol. I (of III)." by Fritz Reuter
Still, light-heartedness of one kind is now and then a little inconvenient.
"For Jacinta" by Harold Bindloss
Gerald had no reason to deny the character for kind-heartedness given of him by Colonel Forrester.
"Matilda Montgomerie" by Major (John) Richardson
I looked with a kind of wonder at the light-heartedness of my companions.
"Rutledge" by Miriam Coles Harris
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In news:

Anyone who ever dreamed to question the kind-heartedness of falconers would ask no more questions if they could only see what Jason Kollasch and Dr Ross Dirks did for a female red-tailed hawk last Saturday.
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