tender-heartedness


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tender-heartedness

[ˈtendəˈhɑːtɪdnɪs] Ncompasión f, bondad f, ternura f

tender1

(ˈtendə) adjective
1. soft; not hard or tough. The meat is tender.
2. sore; painful when touched. His injured leg is still tender.
3. loving; gentle. She had a tender heart.
ˈtenderness noun
ˈtenderly adverb
in a loving and gentle manner. He kissed her tenderly.
ˌtender-ˈhearted adjective
kind and sympathetic; easily made to feel pity.
ˌtender-ˈheartedness noun
References in classic literature ?
Leave Frederica, therefore, to punish herself for the plague she has given you, by indulging that romantic tender-heartedness which will always ensure her misery enough, and come to London as soon as you can.
And her tender-heartedness is often in evidence, particularly when she discovers the truth about her connection to the dragons.
Her happy-ending comedy lets the forces of tolerance and tender-heartedness win the day in the Parsi community, although the fundamentalist charlatan goes on to prosper with new followers on a cruise ship gig.