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bleeding heart Explained

bleeding heart at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

also bleeding heart liberal n [C] informal someone who feels sympathy for poor people or criminals, in a way that you think is not practical or helpful//

bleeding heart at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of several species of Dicentra, a genus of herbaceous flowering plants of the fumitory family (Fumariaceae). The old garden favorite is the Japanese D. spectabilis, which has small rosy-red and white, heart-shaped flowers dangling from arching stems. The eastern, or wild, bleeding heart (D. eximia) produces sprays of small pink flowers from April to September in the Allegheny Mtns. region. The Pacific, or western, bleeding heart (D. formosa), ranging from California to British Columbia, has several varieties of garden interest.

bleeding heart at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "bleeding heart":
aching heart, agony, agony of mind, anguish, bale, bathos,
bitterness, bowels of compassion, broken heart, brokenheartedness,
cloyingness, compassionateness, crushing, depression,
depth of misery, desolation, despair, extremity, gentleness, goo,
grief, heartache, heartbreak, heartbrokenness, hearts-and-flowers,
heartsickness, heartsoreness, heavy heart, infelicity, lenity,
maudlinness, mawkishness, melancholia, melancholy, mercifulness,
misery, mush, mushiness, namby-pamby, namby-pambyism,
namby-pambyness, nostalgia, nostomania, oversentimentalism,
oversentimentality, prostration, romanticism, ruthfulness, sadness,
sentiment, sentimentalism, sentimentality, slop, sloppiness, slush,
soap opera, sob story, softheartedness, suicidal despair,
sweetness and light, tearjerker, tenderness, woe, wretchedness

bleeding heart at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

bleeding heart at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bleeding heart
n 1: garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers
[syn: {lyreflower}, {lyre-flower}, {Dicentra spectabilis}]
2: someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who
claim to be exploited or underprivileged

bleeding heart at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » bleeding-heart



Inter: en-noun » head=bleeding heart
  • Any of various perennial plants, of the genus Inter: taxlink » Dicentra|genus, having pink heart-shaped flowers

    See also

    * bleeding-heart

  • Translation: et » bleeding heart
    Translation: ru » bleeding heart