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[d͡ʒˈɛntə͡lnəs], [d‍ʒˈɛntə‍lnəs], [dʒ_ˈɛ_n_t_əl_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Gentleness:

mildness (noun)

acceptance, amiability, benevolence, benignity, broad-mindedness, charity, clemency, cordiality, easiness, evenness, forbearance, geniality, insipidity, kindness, latitude, laxity, lenience, liberality, liberalness, libertarianism, liberty, meekness, mildness, moderateness, moderation, open-mindedness, peaceableness, permissiveness, quietness, softness, sweetness, tenderness, tolerance.

moderation (noun)

alleviation, calming, composition, ease, pacification, quiet, restraint, temperateness, tranquility.

softness (noun)

elasticity, litheness, malleability, mushiness, plasticity, pliability, pliancy, tractability.

Other synonyms and related words:

Sereneness, abnegation, abstinence, affability, affable, agreeable, airiness, amiable, amicability, ascent, attentive, attractive, balminess, be kind to, beautiful, beneficence, benignancy, bland, blandness, bleeding heart, bonhomie, bonny, bowels of compassion, breeding, bubbliness, buoyancy, calm, calmness, carefulness, caution, charitableness, charming, civil, civility, clementness, close and dear, comely, comity, compassion, compassionateness, complaisance, congenial, conservatism, considerate, consideration, constraint, continence, control, cool, courteous, courtesy, courtly, cultivation, culture, cute, daintiness, decency, decrescendo, delicacy, delightful, dimness, diplomacy, dispassion, docility, dovelikeness, downiness, easygoingness, effeminacy, effeminateness, elegance, elegant, ethereality, faintness, favor, featheriness, feebleness, femininity, flatness, floatability, flossiness, fluffiness, foaminess, fogginess, fondness, forbearing, friendliness, frothiness, generosity, genteelness, gentilesse, gentility, gentle, gentlemanlikeness, gentlemanliness, golden mean, good breeding, good disposition, good humor, good nature, good naturedness, good temper, good will, good-heartedness, goodnaturedness, goodness, goodtemperedness, gossameriness, grace, gracious, graciousness, gradient, gradualness, handsome, happy medium, helpfulness, hospitality, humaneness, humanity, humility, impartiality, indistinctness, indulge, indulgence, indulgency, inexcitability, insolidity, judiciousness, juste-milieu, kid gloves, kind manner, kind-heartedness, kindheartedness, kindliness, lack of weight, ladylikeness, lamblikeness, laxness, leniency, lenientness, lenity, levitation, levity, lightness, lowness, magnanimity, manner, mannerliness, meden agan, mellowness, mental calmness, mercifulness, mercy, middle way, moderationism, modesty, morality, morbidezza, muliebrity, neutrality, nonresistiveness, nonrigidity, nonviolence, nothing in excess, obedience, open-heartedness, pacifism, patience, peacefulness, philanthropy, pity, pleasantness, plushiness, polish, politesse, prepossessing, propitious, propriety, prudence, pulpiness, quarter, refined, refinement, repose, ruthfulness, satininess, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, self-restraint, sensitivity, serenity, silkiness, smoothness, sobriety, softheartedness, sponginess, stability, steadiness, suave, suavity, subaudibility, subduedness, subtlety, sympathy, tactfulness, tameness, temperance, tender feeling, tenderheartedness, thoughtfulness, toleration, tranquillity, unclearness, understanding, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, unheaviness, unmanliness, unselfishness, unsolidity, urbane, urbanity, velvetiness, via media, volatility, warm heart, warm-heartedness, warmheartedness, warmth, weakness, weightlessness, yeastiness.

Quotes for Gentleness:

  1. Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong. Leo Buscaglia.
  2. Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, the steadiness of your resentment. Lord Chesterfield.
  3. But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness since it removes disturbing anxieties. Donald G. Mitchell.