Definition of Greathearted

1. Adjective. Noble and generous in spirit. "A magnanimous conqueror"

Exact synonyms: Magnanimous
Similar to: Noble
Derivative terms: Magnanimousness



Definition of Greathearted

1. a. High-spirited; fearless.

Definition of Greathearted

1. Adjective. Nobly courageous ¹

2. Adjective. Magnanimous ¹

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Definition of Greathearted

1. [adj]

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Literary usage of Greathearted

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1. The Iliad by Homer (1851)
"... if they choose ; but restrain thy greathearted soul within thy breast, because humanity is butter ; and abstain from injurious contention, that both the ..."

2. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1909)
"And they took forth the goods which the lordly Phaeacians had given him on his homeward way by grace of the greathearted Athene. These they set in a heap by ..."

3. Roughing it by Mark Twain (1913)
"He altered the character of the brilliant lawyer, and made him a greathearted, splendid fellow; gave him fame and riches, and set his age at thirty-three ..."

4. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain (1879)
"He looks like a greathearted fellow who would pitch an enemy into the river in a moment, and then jump in and risk his life fishing him out again. ..."

5. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"He altered the character of the brilliant lawyer, and made him a greathearted, splendid fellow; gave him fame and riches, and set his age at thirty-three ..."

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