tenderheartedness
noun see tenderhearted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tenderheartedness — See tenderheartedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • tenderheartedness — noun a) The characteristic of being tenderhearted. b) The result or product of being tenderhearted …   Wiktionary

  • tenderheartedness — n. quality of being tenderhearted, compassionateness, quality of being sympathetic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenderheartedness — noun warm compassionate feelings • Syn: ↑tenderness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tenderhearted, ↑tender (for: ↑tenderness) • Hypernyms: ↑compassion …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenderhearted — adjective 1. easily moved to love • Similar to: ↑loving • Derivationally related forms: ↑tenderheartedness 2. easily moved by another s distress a noble tenderhearted creature who sympathizes with all the human race W.M.Thackeray • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • tenderhearted — adjective Date: 15th century easily moved to love, pity, or sorrow ; compassionate, impressionable • tenderheartedly adverb • tenderheartedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tenderhearted — [ten′dər härt΄id] adj. having a tender heart; quick to feel pity; sympathetic tenderheartedly adv. tenderheartedness n. * * * ten·der·heart·ed (tĕnʹdər härʹtĭd) adj. Easily moved by another s distress; compassionate.   tenʹder·heartʹed·ly adv.… …   Universalium

  • compassion — noun /kəmˈpæʃ.ən/ Deep awareness of the suffering of another, coupled with the wish to relieve it Syn: empathy, pity, tenderheartedness, sorrow, kindness, heart …   Wiktionary

  • benignity — Synonyms and related words: accommodatingness, act of grace, act of kindness, advantageousness, affability, affectionateness, agreeableness, amiability, auspiciousness, benefaction, beneficence, beneficialness, benefit, benevolence, benignancy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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