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synonyms for tender-hearted

  • affectionate
  • all heart
  • benevolent
  • bleeding-heart
  • caring
  • charitable
  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • emotional
  • forgiving
  • gentle
  • humane
  • kind
  • kindhearted
  • lenient
  • loving
  • merciful
  • mushy
  • sensitive
  • sentimental
  • soft
  • softhearted
  • sweet
  • sympathetic
  • thoughtful
  • understanding
  • warm
  • warmhearted
See also synonyms for: tenderheartedness
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How to use tender-hearted in a sentence

I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But she kept the same tone, and its tender archness only gave a greater sweetness to his sense of relief.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
She spoke with such a serious, tender grace, that Gordon seemed stirred to his depths again.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The simple honest-hearted General, who knew not the guile of their hearts, was deluded into wishing them success.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
But his head was too hot to wear a thinking cap, and no story would come at his half-hearted call.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
For Lettice—the tender woman of his first acquaintance—had obviously experienced a moment of reaction.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The last vestige of her prejudice against Indians had melted and gone, in the presence of their simple-hearted friendliness.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
How could she be at the same time both cruel and tender, both true and false, frank and secretive, spiritual and sensual?
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TENDER-HEARTED

  • affectionate
  • amiable
  • benign
  • courteous
  • easy
  • easy-going
  • effortless
  • gentle
  • gracious
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • kindly
  • lax
  • lenient
  • liberal
  • manageable
  • overindulgent
  • permissive
  • pitying
  • sensitive
  • sentimental
  • simple
  • spineless
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • tender-hearted
  • undemanding
  • weak
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