gentleness

  • 1 Gentleness — is a value and quality in one s character. Being gentle has a long history in many, but not all cultures. Gentleness can be viewed as a refinement of character; in difficult times, a thoughtful approach can serve as a model for others; when one… …

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  • 2 Gentleness — Gen tle*ness, n. The quality or state of being gentle, well born, mild, benevolent, docile, etc.; gentility; softness of manners, disposition, etc.; mildness. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 gentleness — index clemency, consideration (sympathetic regard), humanity (humaneness), lenience, moderation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 4 gentleness — (n.) c.1300, inherited nature, from GENTLE (Cf. gentle) + NESS (Cf. ness). Meaning freedom from harshness and violence is from 1610s …

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  • 5 gentleness — Paul compares his attitude to his converts to the gentleness of a nurse (1 Thess. 2:7). See also Tit. 3:2 …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 6 gentleness — gentle ► ADJECTIVE (gentler, gentlest) 1) mild or kind; not rough or violent. 2) not harsh or severe. 3) archaic noble or courteous. DERIVATIVES gentleness noun gently adverb …

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  • 7 gentleness — noun 1. the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual • Syn: ↑gradualness • Ant: ↑abruptness (for: ↑gradualness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑gentle, ↑ …

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  • 8 gentleness — noun Date: 14th century the quality or state of being gentle; especially mildness of manners or disposition …

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  • 9 gentleness — See gentle. * * * …

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  • 10 gentleness — noun The state of being gentle …

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  • 11 gentleness — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, acceptance, affability, airiness, amiability, ascent, bleeding heart, bonhomie, bowels of compassion, breeding, bubbliness, buoyancy, calm, calmness, clemency, clementness, compassion,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 gentleness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. moderation, mildness; kindness, amenity, leniency. See courtesy. Ant., brutality. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Intentional mildness] Syn. tenderness, carefulness, caution; see kindness 1 . 2. [Physical… …

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  • 13 gentleness — gen·tle·ness || dÊ’entlnɪs n. tenderness; softness; kindness; moderateness; nobility …

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  • 14 gentleness — gen·tle·ness …

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  • 15 gentleness — See: gentle …

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  • 16 gentle — gentleness, n. gently, adv. /jen tl/, adj., gentler, gentlest, v., gentled, gentling. adj. 1. kindly; amiable: a gentle manner. 2. not severe, rough, or violent; mild: a gentle wind; a gentle tap on the shoulder. 3. moderate: gentle heat. 4 …

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  • 17 Fruit of the Holy Spirit — The Fruit of the Spirit is a concept from the Christian New Testament of The Bible, specifically the Epistle to the Galatians chapter 5. Fruit is used to mean end product or harvest , and hence the passage describes what the writer expects to… …

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  • 18 St James the Apostle Primary School — Infobox Aust school private name = St James the Apostle Primary School motto = Learning with Strength and in Gentleness established = 1982 type = Independent, Co educational, Primary, Day school denomination = Roman Catholic slogan = key people …

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  • 19 Virtue — (Latin virtus ; Greek Polytonic|ἀρετή) is moral excellence. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting individual and collective well being, and thus good by definition. The opposite of virtue is vice.Etymologically the word virtue… …

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  • 20 Nicomachean Ethics — Part of a series on Aristotle …

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