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tenderness


noun
1. a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling (Freq. 3)
Derivationally related forms:
tender
Hypernyms:
affectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmth
2. a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
Syn:
softheartedness
Derivationally related forms:
tender, softhearted (for: softheartedness)
Hypernyms:
concern
3. 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
Syn:
soreness, rawness
Derivationally related forms:
raw (for: rawness), sore (for: soreness), tender
Hypernyms:
pain, hurting
Hyponyms:
chafing, rebound tenderness, chafe
4. warm compassionate feelings
Syn:
tenderheartedness
Derivationally related forms:
tenderhearted (for: tenderheartedness), tender
Hypernyms:
compassion, compassionateness
5. 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
Syn:
affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, warmness,
warmheartedness, philia
Derivationally related forms:
warmhearted (for: warmheartedness), warm (for: warmness), hearty (for: heart), tender, fond (for: fondness), affectionate (for: affectionateness)
Hypernyms:
feeling
Hyponyms:
attachment, fond regard, protectiveness, regard, respect, soft spot

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