tenderhearted


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ten·der·heart·ed

 (tĕn′dər-här′tĭd)
adj.
Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.

ten′der·heart′ed·ly adv.
ten′der·heart′ed·ness n.

tenderhearted

(ˌtɛndəˈhɑːtɪd)
adj
having a compassionate, kindly, or sensitive disposition
ˌtenderˈheartedly adv
ˌtenderˈheartedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tenderhearted - easily moved to love
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
2.tenderhearted - easily moved by another's distress; "a noble tenderhearted creature who sympathizes with all the human race"- W.M.Thackeray
compassionate - showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"

tenderhearted

adjective
Of a kindly, considerate character:
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I rather miss my wild girl, but if I get a strong, helpful, tenderhearted woman in her place, I shall feel quite satisfied.
Elton was certainly cheering; but still, after a time, she was tenderhearted again towards the rejected Mr.
Even their mother missed them; and how much more their tenderhearted cousin, who wandered about the house, and thought of them, and felt for them, with a degree of affectionate regret which they had never done much to deserve!
I am tenderhearted by nature, and have found my eyes moist many a time over the scream of a wounded hare.
There's not a single weak link in the 12-strong cast, from Marsh to those manipulating the inventive puppets that share the stage with the actors, via Giles King's wild-eyed bent copper Lockit, Beverley Rudd as his tough Goth daughter Lucy, and Jack Shalloo as the tenderhearted dogsbody Filch.
We're uncomfortable about how the image of a God who demands victims goes together with the God described in parables like the Prodigal Son or Jesus' preaching about a Father so tenderhearted that every sparrow has a name and even the hairs on our head are important enough to be counted.
Once again we will contemplate the fact that Huckabee used to be known as the tenderhearted Republican.
Deacon Coburn, flint-eyed and tenderhearted, aids others and comes to terms with hardscrabble troubles by applying gritty faith.
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you," so says Ephesians 4:32.
It certainly was my experience that the professor who could seem so formidable could be tenderhearted when focusing on an individual.
He was tenderhearted, combative, generous, aggressive, and courageous.
In chapter 7 Douglass writes of Sophia Auld as "a kind and tenderhearted woman; and in the simplicity of her soul she commenced, when I first went to live with her, to treat me as she supposed one human being ought to treat another.