bleeding heart

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Synonyms for bleeding heart

garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers

someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged

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The year portrayed as setting for Bleeding Hearts is not given, consequently the reader is left supposing that it is set in the time in which the reader is living.
That poor child is only one of hundreds of children and babies who have drowned in the same cause, the only difference is that this one could be seen; where were the bleeding hearts when the reports of those deaths were made public?
THOSE bleeding hearts of the left are fond of saying that any civilised society should ensure the wellbeing of its most vulnerable members.
Kendrick Lamar, "Blow My High (Members Only)" Section.80 (Top Dawg Entertainment, 2011) Ten years after she passed, Aaliyah's memory hangs heavy on the bleeding hearts of young rappers.
Mary Baker Eddy, who founded Christian Science, once wrote: "May the great Shepherd that 'tempers the wind to the shorn lamb,' and binds up the wounds of bleeding hearts, just comfort, encourage, and bless all who mourn."
On the other hand, we humanists are often ridiculed as bleeding hearts for our edict affirming the inherent worth and dignity of each human being.
This compromise should please our politicians and other bleeding hearts that now only want to run out the clock until departure next summer.
Crist knows full well the bleeding hearts on the U.S.
Bureaucrats & Bleeding Hearts is a terrific book.
The bleeding hearts would have you believe those held were being dealt with by the Inquisition.
So Manchester City fans, bandage your bleeding hearts.
And not politically-correct bleeding hearts who continue to give offenders "one last chance".
But the bleeding hearts coupled with the politically correct crowd have blocked his efforts at every turn.
It describes itself as 'A fast-growing web magazine, dedicated to everything that has a modern aesthetic yet is environmentally responsible--well designed products that are also ecologically sensitive.' It's been 'Serving design-obsessed, undercover bleeding hearts since 2004.' Saturated advertising and endorsement may give away the commercial motive of this project, but at least the sustainable living message is being helped along.
The only way to rid ourselves of the yob culture he and his cronies of the bleeding hearts brigade have subjected the nation to, is to: