bleeding heart

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bleeding heart:

see fumitoryfumitory,
common name for some members of the Fumariaceae, a family of herbs native to much of the Old World, especially temperate Eurasia. The family is closely related to (and sometimes classified with) the poppies.
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Bleeding Hearts presents a view of a young man coping not only with the usual teenaged confusion as befalls all kids trying to sort out who and what they are, but also one who is unexpectedly faced with the realization that he is gay.
A PICTURE of a drowned child appears in the world press and the knee-jerk reaction of the bleeding hearts is "we must do more for the refugees".
Bleeding hearts and do-gooders should spare a little time to consider us - the original inhabitants who are being treated badly by successive governments.
Acting roles for women are usually less strong and, like, bleeding hearts.
THOSE bleeding hearts of the left are fond of saying that any civilised society should ensure the wellbeing of its most vulnerable members.
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.
The bleeding hearts of Scotland created a ludicrous and unjust situation with no concern for the feelings of the people of Lockerbie or those affected in the USA.
This compromise should please our politicians and other bleeding hearts that now only want to run out the clock until departure next summer.
Bureaucrats & Bleeding Hearts is a terrific book.
The bleeding hearts would have you believe those held were being dealt with by the Inquisition.