Meaning of simple-hearted in English:



  • (of a person) honest, open, and straightforward.

    ‘a simple-hearted, unassuming, courteous old gentleman’
    • ‘He struck me as very simple-hearted and rather wholesome.’
    • ‘Isolated from this conflict are the hobbits, a carefree, simple-hearted colony of little people.’
    • ‘Your brother is pure and simple-hearted.’
    • ‘That's one of the bad things about being simple-hearted: sometimes you don't even recognize the duplicity and treachery going on around you.’
    • ‘A more loving, simple-hearted people I never saw.’
    • ‘In most cases, people, even the most vicious, are much more naive and simple-hearted than we assume.’
    • ‘This so pleased me that I did not try to resist, but allowed this simplehearted stranger to throw his arms about me and weep a few tranquilizing tears down the back of my neck.’
    • ‘It is doubtful which gave the simple hearted little man most joy at the moment, the gaining of the treasure, or the recovery of the donkey.’