good-hearted good-hearted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

Usage(s):

  1. Dosa, with a store in New York City and galleries in Los Angeles and London, sells goods that are good-hearted but not cheap: its hand-embroidered Bali blouse costs $680.
  2. Cherien Dabis' good-hearted film tells the story of a mother and son who emigrate from the West Bank to Illinois.
  3. In Goblet, the good-hearted Cedric Diggory dies for no reason.

News

  • Movie Review: The Attack — When Your Wife Is the Suicide Bomber

    A highly regarded Arab surgeon working in Tel Aviv, Amin (Ali Suliman), the protagonist of The Attack, is the kind of sensible, good-hearted person to whom terrible things tend to happen in movies. In the film’s opening scene, Amin receives a prestigious award — the “Oscar of the medical profession,” ... More »
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  1. "Probie is such a good-hearted man," he said. "He cared deeply about his teammates . . . . Off the ice Probie was a big soft guy. But when he put his skates on, he played for keeps."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Brent Sutter Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "I think that's the last we'll see of Patrick Roy as a coach," Demers added. "It's been a burden for his family. And Patrick's not going to change. He's like that - impulsive. He's a good-hearted guy who makes some bad decisions."
    on Mar 25, 2008 By: Jacques Demers Source: News1130

  3. "The saga with this court action against good-hearted environmentalists trying to defend Australia's great forests and wildlife goes on," Senator Brown said. "It is a traumatic episode for all involved and it is going to be an immense burden...
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Bob Brown Source: The Australian

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