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See definition of tenderer on Dictionary.com
  • adj.fragile, soft
  • adj.young, inexperienced
  • adj.affectionate, loving
  • adj.painful, sore

synonyms for tenderer

  • delicate
  • supple
  • breakable
  • dainty
  • frail
  • effete
  • feeble
  • weak

antonyms for tenderer

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  • unbreakable
  • OK
  • callous
  • experienced
  • hard
  • healthy
  • mature
  • older
  • rough
  • tough
  • uncaring
  • unfeeling
  • unloving
  • unloving
  • tough
  • mean
  • strong
  • loud
  • hard
  • violent
  • rough
  • harsh
  • OK
  • healthy
  • callous
  • older
  • mature
  • experienced
  • unemotional
  • cruel
  • uncaring
  • unkind
  • unfeeling
  • unromantic
  • pragmatic
  • indifferent
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How to use tenderer in a sentence

The sky was not altogether blue; it was grey rather, but of a tenderer grey than any blue.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
That a special exhortation should be given to those of tenderer years had been deliberately resolved upon.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
I have never seen deeper, tenderer, and sadder eyes, finer and softer hair; I never saw hands so exquisite.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
Never man saw a gentler madness, a tenderer folly, a more inoffensive and more friendly eccentricity.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
He was tenderer toward her than he had been for years, yet her heart detected the fact that the tenderness was a sham.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Grown, through her late illness, at once weaker and tenderer, she burst into silent weeping.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Her pride was not involved, and she suffered no sting of wounded vanity from its rejection: her hurt was in a tenderer place.
THE COAST OF BOHEMIAWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The longer you can let it stand, if it is in the daytime, turning it over every hour, the tenderer you will make it.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
You can take that as a rule in regard to liver, heart and tongue, that the faster they can be cooked the tenderer they will be.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
The same genius in a tenderer mood colored the shores of the Hudson with the softest hues of legend.
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 2GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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