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.
com)-- Dog Ear Publishing is pleased to release a new illustrated children's book that tells the story of a tenderhearted boy and a good-natured dog who must overcome unique challenges when the dog is suddenly struck with an illness that could leave him paralyzed.
Along the way, she is given as a tribute to Xanthus, a strangely tenderhearted gladiator who is the Champion of Rome, who hides a dark secret.
Many of these songs show Newman's particular gift for writing in different voices, from misanthropes ("Suzanne") to the tenderhearted ("Feels Like Home").
I'm an urban person, whose Osage father was too tenderhearted to hunt, but I have friends who hunt for food, and I eat meat.
Thirteen-year-old Pip is plucked out of an orphanage by a farmer and his tenderhearted but bedbound wife Lilybelle.
Throughout the narrative, there is the ever-increasing sense that all families--like all systems--are ultimately trending towards chaos, yet Wilson's story is infused with a tenderhearted hopefulness.
She explained: "Jeremy seems to be steady, strong and a true leader, whereas Jinger loves someone else leading and is tenderhearted and more of a softy.
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.