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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Warm compassionate feelings.

Usage examples (15)
  • In caring for the sick, the Negro's tenderheartedness is conspicuous.
  • "Well, because of the young prince's tenderheartedness, there are jaguars roaming the mountain forests today."
  • I had begged my companion to intervene, but he had not only laughed at my tenderheartedness, he had drawn me along to gloat at the death.
  • In one family I know, father and son are passionate Man United fans driven to distraction by Mum's tenderheartedness, which demands that the moment their team score, she... for more
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