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Meaning of “bleeding heart” in the English Dictionary

"bleeding heart" in British English

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bleeding heartnoun [C]

uk   us   disapproving
someone who ​shows too much ​sympathy for everyone: [before noun] I'm ​sick of bleeding-heart ​liberalpoliticians.
(Definition of bleeding heart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bleeding heartnoun [U]

 /ˈbli·dɪŋ ˈhɑrt/
disapproving someone who is too ​sympathetic about ​people in need: He is not a ​typical bleeding heart, which makes his ​support for ​childcare so ​important.
(Definition of bleeding heart from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bleeding heart”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过于善良的人,老好人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過於善良的人,過份討好人…
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