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1. tenderness

noun. ['ˈtɛndɝnəs'] a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling.

Synonyms

  • affectionateness
  • fondness
  • lovingness

Antonyms

  • humility
  • liking
  • calmness
  • concern

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Rhymes with Tenderness

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

Sentences with tenderness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Steam the apple slices for five minutes or until they reach the desired tenderness.

Quotes about tenderness


1. I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
- Edward Gibbon

2. The heart is the toughest part of the body. Tenderness is in the hands.
- Carolyn Forché, The Country Between Us

3. Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.
- Henny Youngman

2. tenderness

noun. ['ˈtɛndɝnəs'] warm compassionate feelings.

Synonyms

  • compassion
  • compassionateness

Antonyms

  • pain
  • fear
  • happiness

3. tenderness

noun. ['ˈtɛndɝnəs'] a positive feeling of liking.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • protectiveness
  • warmness
  • warmheartedness
  • soft spot
  • fond regard
  • regard
  • affectionateness
  • fondness
  • affection
  • respect
  • philia
  • heart

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • pride
  • gratitude
  • ingratitude

4. tenderness

noun. ['ˈtɛndɝnəs'] a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless).

Synonyms

  • concern

Antonyms

  • hope
  • pleasure

5. tenderness

noun. ['ˈtɛndɝnəs'] a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched).

Synonyms

  • chafe
  • chafing
  • hurting
  • rawness
  • soreness
  • pain

Antonyms

  • agitation
  • coldness
  • good part
  • strength
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