HyperDic: tenderness

English > 5 senses of the word tenderness:
NOUNattributetendernessa tendency to express warm / warm and affectionate feeling
statetenderness, soreness, rawnessa pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
feelingtenderness, tenderheartednesswarm / warm compassionate feelings
feelingtenderness, affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philiaa positive feeling of liking
feelingtenderness, softheartednessa feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
tenderness > pronunciation
Soundsteh'ndernahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > tenderness: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA tendency to express warm / warm and affectionate feeling.
Broaderaffectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmthA quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
Spanishafecto, amor, cariño, ternura
Catalanafecte, amor, estima, tendresa
Adjectivestenderhaving or displaying warmth or affection
English > tenderness: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA pain that is felt (as when the area is touched).
Example"the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"
Synonymssoreness, rawness
Narrowerchafesoreness and warmth caused by friction
chafingsoreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
rebound tendernesspain felt when a hand pressing on the abdomen is suddenly released
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Spanishincomodidad, irritación, molestia, sensibilidad
Catalanadoloriment, incomoditat, irritació, molèstia, sensibilitat
Adjectivestenderphysically untoughened
tenderhurting
English > tenderness: 5 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningwarm / warm compassionate feelings.
Synonymtenderheartedness
Broadercompassion, compassionatenessA deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
Spanishbondad, ternura
Catalanbondat, tendresa
Adjectivestendergiven to sympathy / sympathy / sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality
English > tenderness: 5 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA positive feeling of liking.
Synonymsaffection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia
Narrowerattachment, fond regardA feeling of affection for a person or an institution
protectivenessA feeling of protective affection
regard, respectA feeling of friendship and esteem
soft spotA sentimental affection
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishafección, afectividad, afecto, afición, amor, apego, cariño, filia, simpatía, ternura
Catalanafecció, afecte, simpatia, tendresa
Adjectivestenderhaving or displaying warmth or affection
English > tenderness: 5 senses > noun 5, feeling
MeaningA feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless).
Synonymsoftheartedness
BroaderconcernA feeling of sympathy for someone or something
Spanishternura
Adjectivestendergiven to sympathy / sympathy / sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

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