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good-hearted
good-heartedly
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Good-naturedly
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Good-natured definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GOOD-NA'TURED, a. Naturally mild in temper; not easily provoked.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good- natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play" [ant: ill-natured]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1577 of a pleasant and cooperative disposition Synonyms: see amiable good-naturedly adverb good-naturedness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. kind, patient; easygoing. Derivatives: good-naturedly adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Good-natured Good`-na"tured, a. Naturally mild in temper; not easily provoked. Syn: Good-natured, Good-tempered, Good-humored. Usage: Good-natured denotes a disposition to please and be pleased. Good-tempered denotes a habit of mind which is not easily ruffied by provocations or other disturbing influences. Good-humored is applied to a spirit full of ease and cheerfulness, as displayed in one's outward deportment and in social intercourse. A good-natured man recommends himself to all by the spirit which governs him. A good-humored man recommends himself particularly as a companion. A good-tempered man is rarely betrayed into anything which can disturb the serenity of the social circle.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A good-natured person or animal is naturally friendly and does not get angry easily. He was good natured about it, he didn't fuss. ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Amiable, obliging, kindhearted, good-tempered, kindly, friendly.

Moby Thesaurus

acquiescent, affable, agreeable, altruistic, amiable, amicable, benevolent, bonhomous, charitable, cheerful, complaisant, compliant, considerate, cooperative, cordial, courteous, easy, easy-natured, easygoing, equable, friendly, generous, genial, gentle, good-hearted, good-humored, good-tempered, gracious, kind, kindly, lenient, mellow, mild, nice, obliging, pleasant, sweet, sweet-tempered, tolerant, warm, warm-hearted, well-natured, willing




 


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