a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
tenderness, soreness, rawness(noun)
a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
"the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"
warm compassionate feelings
affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia(noun)
a positive feeling of liking
"he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
a tendency to express warm, compassionate feelings
When the lovers were together, their cold indifference gave way to love and tenderness.
concern for the feelings or welfare of others
When they saw the poor orphans, they were overwhelmed with tenderness for them.
pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched
He noted her extreme tenderness when he touched the bruise on her thigh.
the quality or state of being tender (in any sense of the adjective)
The numerical value of tenderness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of tenderness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of tenderness in a Sentence
Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
Love is know the pain of too much tenderness.
There is no charm equal to the tenderness of heart.
There is nothing as strong as tenderness, And nothing as tender as true strength.
Words lead to deeds.... They prepare the soul, make it ready, and move it to tenderness.
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