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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ten·der·ness /-nəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·der·ness, n. The quality or state of being tender (in any sense of the adjective).
 Syn: -- Benignity; humanity; sensibility; benevolence; kindness; pity; clemency; mildness; mercy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
      2: a pain that is felt when the area is touched [syn: soreness]
      3: warm compassionate feelings [syn: tenderheartedness]
      4: a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the
         affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart" [syn:
          affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, warmheartedness]
      5: a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially
         someone defenseless) [syn: softheartedness]