gentleness[ jen-tl ]SEE DEFINITION OF gentleness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENTLENESS
"Trouble him not," murmured the melancholy man, with gentleness.
Notwithstanding their gentleness, during the first year the Huberts were often discouraged.
Gentleness and mercy should blend their benign influences with justice.
He had been early trained to gentleness, docility, and goodness.
All the lines in his face were those of gentleness and truth.
And because he had too abiding a gentleness to say it, the insanity of her anger rose anew.
A woman must persuade men by gentleness—not govern them by force.
There was a playfulness about her nips and a gentleness that prevented them from really hurting him.
He does not deserve these uncandid constructions; he is all gentleness and goodness.
The shepherds assume the guise of gentleness and simplicity.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR GENTLENESS
- good behavior
- good breeding
- fellow feeling
- good intention
- good will