HyperDic: gentleness

English > 2 senses of the word gentleness:
NOUNattributegentleness, gradualnessthe property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
attributegentleness, softness, mildnessacting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
gentleness > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'nahlnahs; jheh'ntahlnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > gentleness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a slope that is very gradual.
Synonymgradualness
Broadergradient, slopeThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
Oppositeabruptness, precipitousness, steepnessThe property possessed by a slope that is very steep
Spanishgradualidad
Adjectivesgentlemarked by moderate steepness
English > gentleness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningActing in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered.
Example"his fingers have learned gentleness"
Synonymssoftness, mildness
Broadermanner, personal mannerA way of acting or behaving
Spanishamabilidad, gentileza, mansuetud, suavidad
Catalanamabilitat, gentilesa, mansuetud, suavitat
Adjectivesgentlehaving or showing a kindly or tender nature
gentlehaving little impact
gentlesoft and mild
gentlequiet and soothing

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