What is another word for large-heartedn?

23 synonyms found


[ lˈɑːd͡ʒhˈɑːtɛdən], [ lˈɑːd‍ʒhˈɑːtɛdən], [ l_ˈɑː_dʒ_h_ˈɑː_t_ɛ_d_ə_n]

Large-heartedness is a term used to describe someone who is kind, generous and compassionate. Synonyms for the term include magnanimity, generosity, unselfishness, benevolence, compassion and altruism. Magnanimity is especially close in meaning to large-heartedness, in that it describes a person who is forgiving, generous and unselfish in the face of adversity or insult. Generosity generally refers to a person who gives freely and abundantly, often in terms of resources, money or time. Unselfishness describes someone who puts the needs of others before their own, while benevolence connotes a willingness to help others and a desire to do good. Compassion suggests empathetic understanding and a desire to alleviate suffering, while altruism refers to selflessness and a willingness to sacrifice for others.

How to use "Large-heartedn" in context?

When Lisa got a call-out to do a pick-up shift at the soup kitchen, she did not expect to find her assigned table full of homeless people. She assumed the people she would be picking up were just coming in for a meal. When she got closer to the table, she saw that it was full of homeless people and their dogs.

Her heart bled at the sight. These were people who had lost everything, people who were struggling to get by one day at a time. Some of the people there had lost their homes, their jobs, and their families.

Lisa approached the table and smiled.

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