noun see softhearted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • softheartedness — See softheartedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • softheartedness — noun The state or condition of being softhearted; sentimental tenderness …   Wiktionary

  • softheartedness — n. kindness, tenderness, quality of being sympathetic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • softheartedness — soft·heart·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • softheartedness — noun a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless) • Syn: ↑tenderness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tender (for: ↑tenderness), ↑softhearted • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mercy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pity, leniency, forbearance, compassion. mercy killing II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Willingness to spare others] Syn. leniency, lenience, clemency, softheartedness, mildness, tenderness, lenity, charity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of compassion for another Nouns pity, compassion, commiseration, sympathy; lamentation, condolence; empathy, fellow feeling, tenderness, humanity, mercy, clemency; leniency, charity, ruth,… …   English dictionary for students

  • charity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Kindness] Syn. benevolence, magnanimity, compassion; see kindness 1 , mercy 1 , tolerance 1 . 2. [An organization to aid the needy] Syn. charitable institution, philanthropy, foundation, fund, welfare organization,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tenderness — noun 1. a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling (Freq. 3) • Derivationally related forms: ↑tender • Hypernyms: ↑affectionateness, ↑fondness, ↑lovingness, ↑warmth 2. a feeling of concern for the we …   Useful english dictionary

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