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tenderhearted

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adjective ten·der·heart·ed \ˈten-dər-ˌhär-təd\

Definition of tenderhearted

  1. :  easily moved to love, pity, or sorrow :  compassionate, impressionable

ten·der·heart·ed·ly adverb
ten·der·heart·ed·ness noun


Examples of tenderhearted

  1. <a tenderhearted offer of help for the victims of the earthquake>



15th Century

First Known Use of tenderhearted

15th century


TENDERHEARTED Defined for Kids

tenderhearted

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adjective ten·der·heart·ed \ˌten-dər-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of tenderhearted

  1. :  easily affected with feelings of love, pity, or sorrow




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