tenderness

402 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[tˈɛndənəs], [tˈɛndənəs], [t_ˈɛ_n_d_ə_n_ə_s]
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Synonyms for Tenderness:

affection (noun)

affection, attachment, devotion, feeling, fondness, friendship, liking, love, regard, respect, sentiment, warmth.

love (noun)

adoration, amorousness, communion, crush, desire, endearment, faithfulness, friendliness, idolization, infatuation, intimacy, kinship, oneness, passion, romance, sentimentality, worship.

mildness (noun)

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

pity (noun)

commiseration, compassion, humaneness, leniency, mercy, pity, sympathy.

sensitivity (noun)

fancifulness, lovesickness, mawkishness, mushiness, sappiness, schmaltz, sensitivity, sloppiness.

Other synonyms and related words:

CENTRE, Ruth, adherence, adhesion, admiration, adulation, affability, affectibility, affectionateness, affinity, airiness, algesia, allergy, amiableness, amity, amount, anaphylaxis, appreciation, ardour, ascent, attentiveness, attitude, attraction, bathos, be kind to, beneficence, blandness, bleeding heart, bloom, bonhomie, bosom, bowels, bowels of compassion, brotherhood, brotherly love, bubbliness, budtime, buoyancy, care, center, chafing, charitableness, clementness, close and dear, compassionateness, concern, condolence, considerateness, consideration, core, corn, corniness, costly, courtesy, critical niceness, daintiness, dainty, decency, delicacy, delicate, delight, delightfulness, deluxe, discomfort, distress, downiness, drippiness, early years, easygoingness, emotion, emotionalism, empathy, essence, esteem, estimation, ethereality, exquisiteness, eye, fancy, fastidious, fastidious accuracy, fastidiousness, favor, favour, featheriness, feebleness, fellow-feeling, fervour, festering, fidelity, figure, fineness, finesse, flexibility, floatability, florescence, flossiness, flowering time, fluffiness, foaminess, forbearing, forgiveness, fragileness, fragility, frailness, frailty, frothiness, generosity, gist, good feeling, good nature, good naturedness, good will, good wishes, good-heartedness, goodness, goodness of heart, goodwill, gooeyness, gossameriness, grace, graciousness, gratification, gushiness, harmony, heart, heart and soul, heartiness, helpfulness, hospitality, humanitarianism, humanity, hurting, hyperesthesia, hyperpathia, hypersensitivity, ickiness, identification, impressibility, inclination, incompleteness, indulgence, inexperience, infirmity, inflammation, insolidity, inwardness, irritability, irritation, jeunesse, juvenescence, juvenility, kernel, kind-heartedness, kindheartedness, kindliness, lack of weight, lavish, laxness, lenientness, lenity, levitation, levity, life, lightness, limpness, long-suffering, loving attachment, loving-kindness, lovingness, loyalty, luxurious, luxury, magnanimity, marrow, maudlinism, meat, mellowness, mercifulness, mettle, middle, misery, mobility, mood, moral sensibility, morbidezza, my burning youth, my green age, nerve, nervousness, nitty-gritty, nonresistiveness, nonrigidity, nostalgia, nub, of compassion, open-heartedness, optimum, over-emotionalism, oversensibility, oversensitiveness, overtenderness, pain, partiality, passibility, pathos, patience, perceptiveness, perceptivity, philanthropy, philia, photophobia, pith, pleasure, pliability, pliancy, plush, plushiness, posh, precious, prickliness, prime of life, protectiveness, pulpiness, pump, quarter, rankling, rapport, rapture, rawness, refinement, responsiveness, rich, romanticism, ruthfulness, salad days, satininess, schmaltziness, seedtime of life, select, sensibility, sensibleness, sensitiveness, sensitization, sentimental, sentimentalism, silken, silkiness, sisterhood, slender, slushiness, smoothness, soft-heartedness, softheartedness, solicitousness, solicitude, soppiness, sore, sore spot, soreness, sorrow, soul, spirit, splendid, sponginess, springtime of life, spunk, stickiness, suavity, substance, subtlety, sum, sumptuous, superior, supersensitivity, supreme, susceptibility, susceptibleness, susceptivity, swanky, tackiness, tact, tactfulness, tearfulness, tender age, tender feeling, tender-heartedness, tenderheartedness, tetchiness, thin skin, thought, thoughtfulness, ticker, ticklishness, touchiness, understanding, unheaviness, union, unselfishness, unsolidity, valuable, velvetiness, vivaciousness, vivacity, volatility, warm heart, warm-heartedness, warmheartedness, warmness, warmth of heart, watchfulness, weakness, weepiness, weightlessness, yearning, yeastiness, young blood, youngness, youth, youthfulness, youthhead, youthhood, youthiness, yuckiness, yukkiness.

Quotes for Tenderness:

  1. Without tenderness a man is uninteresting. Marlene Dietrich.
  2. What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness second, their imagination, and third, their industry. Salman Rushdie.
  3. Though just biographical record will touch the failings of the good and the eminent with tenderness Anne Seward.