warm heart, a

warm heart

A kind, sympathetic, and generous disposition. I know she can seem a little bit severe from the outside, but trust me when I say that she really has quite a warm heart. Our grandfather will be remembered for his warm heart. He always made sure each of his grandkids felt like they were the most special person in the world.
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warm heart, a

Full of love, tender. This term has been around since about 1480. It was surely a cliché by the time F. Verney wrote (Memoirs of the Verney Family, 1904), “Her warm heart . . . made her welcome in every household.” See also cold hands, warm heart; cold heart.
See also: warm
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