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]

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  • tender-heartedness — tender heartˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tender …   Useful english dictionary

  • tender-hearted — tender heartedly, adv. tender heartedness, n. /ten deuhr hahr tid/, adj. soft hearted; sympathetic. [1530 40] Syn. compassionate. * * * …   Universalium

  • tender — 1. adj. (tenderer, tenderest) 1 easily cut or chewed, not tough (tender steak). 2 easily touched or wounded, susceptible to pain or grief (a tender heart; a tender conscience). 3 easily hurt, sensitive (tender skin; a tender place). 4 delicate,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tender-hearted — adjective having a kind, gentle, or sentimental nature. Derivatives tender heartedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • tender-hearted — /ˈtɛndə hatəd/ (say tenduh hahtuhd) adjective soft hearted; sympathetic. –tender heartedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • lenity — n mildness, gentleness, clemency, mercy, mercifulness, ruth, ruthfulness, benevolence, humaneness, humanity; kindness, kindheartedness, softness, soft heartedness, tender, tender heartedness; compassion, compassionateness, consideration,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tenderness — n 1. immaturity, callowness, rawness, greenness, youth, youthfulness. 2. delicacy, softness, subtlety, fineness, mellowness. 3. tender heartedness, soft heartedness, responsiveness, sensitivity, susceptibility, feeling, perception, understanding …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • goodness — n 1. virtue, virtuousness, morality, high morals, uprightness, righteousness, piety, piousness; honorableness, honesty, integrity, high mindedness, nobility; wholesomeness, innocence, purity, chasteness, virginity; saintliness, godliness. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • kindness — n 1. goodness, benevolence, benignity, benignancy, beneficence; mildness, gentleness, tenderness, Archaic. gentilesse; compassion, love, lovingness, brotherly love, humanity, humaneness, decency; generosity, charity, bounty, largesse;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mercy — n forgiveness, clemency, quarter, indulgence, pardon, grace; mercifulness; big heartedness, large heartedness, magnanimity, magnanimousness, generosity, generousness, liberality, liberalness; compassion, compassionateness, Latin, misericordia.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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