Tender-hearted Ten"der-heart`ed, a. Having great sensibility; susceptible of impressions or influence; affectionate; pitying; sensitive. -- {Ten"der-heart`ed*ly}, adv. -- {Ten"der-heart`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Rehoboam was young and tender-hearted, and could not withstand them. --2 Chron. xiii. 7. [1913 Webster]

Be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted. --Eph. iv. 32. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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