Definition of Tenderness in English :
Define Tenderness in English
Tenderness meaning in English
Meaning of Tenderness in English
Pronunciation of Tenderness in English
Tenderness pronunciation in English
Pronounce Tenderness in Englishsee synonyms of tenderness
a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
Example Sentences:'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'
a positive feeling of liking
Example Sentences:'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'
5. softheartedness, tenderness
a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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