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1. gentleness

noun. ['ˈdʒɛntəlnəs, ˈdʒɛnəlnəs'] acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered.

Synonyms

  • personal manner
  • softness
  • mildness

Antonyms

  • formality
  • courtesy
  • discourtesy
  • hardness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • gentle (English)
  • gentil (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Gentleness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with gentleness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Her gentleness and affectionate nature were obvious even before her wounds began to heal.

Quotes about gentleness


1. Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.
- James E. Faust

2. The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

3. There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
- Han Suyin

2. gentleness

noun. ['ˈdʒɛntəlnəs, ˈdʒɛnəlnəs'] the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual.

Synonyms

  • slope
  • gradient

Antonyms

  • incompressibility
  • fitness
  • good health

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • gentle (English)
  • gentil (Middle English (1100-1500))
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