Definition of soft-hearted in English:

soft-hearted

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adjective

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soft-heartedness

noun
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  • ‘I heard them after the game say that we were denying them four points during the match… that's the ruthlessness of it, there was no soft-heartedness, and say ‘let's give Carlow a point.’
  • Even though the end of the 18th century was hardly a time of soft-heartedness towards society's more unfortunate members, politicians were genuinely aghast at the statistics which started to emerge.
  • I have learned that soft-heartedness means, simply, that you have learned to live inside a lovely truth: that giving is the same as receiving, and that learning to receive is learning to give.

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