Search Result for "openhearted":
1. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity;
- Example: "was charitable in his opinions of others"
- Example: "kindly criticism"
- Example: "a kindly act"
- Example: "sympathetic words"
- Example: "a large-hearted mentor"
[syn: charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted]
2. freely communicative; candidly straightforward;
- Example: "openhearted advice"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Open-hearted \O"pen-heart`ed\, a. Candid; frank; generous. --Dryden. -- O"pen-heart`ed*ly, adv. -- O"pen-heart`ed*ness, n. --Walton. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
openhearted adj 1: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor" [syn: charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted] 2: freely communicative; candidly straightforward; "openhearted advice"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
93 Moby Thesaurus words for "openhearted": amiable, artless, bighearted, bluff, blunt, born yesterday, bounteous, bountiful, broad, brusque, candid, childlike, confiding, cordial, direct, downright, explicit, forthright, frank, frankhearted, free, free-speaking, free-spoken, free-tongued, freehanded, freehearted, friendly, generous, genial, genuine, giving, gracious, greathearted, guileless, handsome, heart-to-heart, hearty, hospitable, ingenu, ingenuous, innocent, large, largehearted, lavish, liberal, magnanimous, munificent, naive, neighborly, open, openhanded, outspoken, plain, plain-spoken, princely, profuse, receptive, round, simple, simplehearted, simpleminded, sincere, single-hearted, single-minded, stintless, straight, straight-out, straightforward, transparent, trustful, trusting, unchecked, unconcealed, unconstrained, undisguised, undissembled, undissembling, unequivocal, ungrudging, unguarded, unreserved, unrestrained, unselfish, unsophisticated, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting, unsuspicious, unvarnished, unwary, warm, warmhearted, welcoming