tenderhearted

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

Definition of tenderhearted

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

tenderheartedly

adverb

tenderheartedness

noun

Examples of tenderhearted in a Sentence

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

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 for Students

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


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