tender-hearted

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 tender-hearted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a kind, gentle, or sentimental nature …

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  • 3 tender-hearted — adjective very kind and gentle: She was too tender hearted to refuse. tender heartedly adverb tenderheartedness noun (U) …

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  • 4 tender-hearted — ADJ GRADED If you are tender hearted, you have a gentle and caring nature …

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

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  • 6 tender-hearted — tender heart|ed [ˌtendə ˈha:tıd US dər ˈha:r ] adj very kind and gentle …

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  • 7 tender-hearted — adj soft hearted, responsive, sensitive, feeling, perceptive, understanding, thoughtful, considerate, outgoing; sympathetic, compassionate, pitying, ruthful, concerned, caring, solicitous, moved, touched; comforting, consoling, supportive;… …

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  • 8 tender-hearted — adj caring, gentle, kind, kind hearted, kindly, mild, warm, warm hearted, sympathetic, soft hearted, feeling, considerate, compassionate, benevolent, loving, fond, affectionate, responsive, sensitive, humane, merciful, pitying, sentimental,… …

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

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  • 10 tender-hearted — ten′der heart′ed adj. soft hearted; sympathetic • Etymology: 1530–40 …

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  • 11 tender-hearted — adjective having a kind, gentle, or sentimental nature. Derivatives tender heartedness noun …

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  • 12 tender-hearted — a. Affectionate, kind, compassionate, sympathetic, merciful, tender, pitiful …

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  • 13 tender-hearted — ten|der heart|ed [ ,tendər hartəd ] adjective BRITISH FORMAL kind and sensitive …

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  • 14 tender-hearted — UK [ˌtendə(r) ˈhɑː(r)tɪd] / US [ˌtendərˈhɑrtəd] adjective formal kind and sensitive …

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  • 15 A Tender-Hearted Crook — Infobox Film name = A Tender Hearted Crook image size = caption = director = Anthony O Sullivan producer = writer = James G. Steven narrator = starring = Charles West music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 2 October, 1913… …

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  • 16 Tender-heartedly — 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 …

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  • 17 Tender-heartedness — 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 …

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  • 18 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,… …

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  • 19 tender — I adj 1. unfibrous, butterlike, crushable, soft, silken. 2. weak, delicate, feeble, frail, frail as a reed, unsturdy, slight, infirm; shaky, tottery, precarious, uncertain, unstable; poor, sickly, unwell, unhealthy, unsound, weakly; wretched,… …

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  • 20 tender — {{11}}tender (adj.) soft, easily injured, early 13c., from O.Fr. tendre soft, delicate, tender (11c.), from L. tenerem (nom. tener) soft, delicate, of tender age, from PIE *ten stretch (see TENET (Cf. tenet)). Meaning kind, affectionate, loving… …

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