gentleness gentleness  /ˈdʒɛn təl nəs/


  1. (n) the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
  2. (n) acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered



  1. She came to know his gentleness and sincerity.
  2. But he persisted his visionary focus matched only by a gentleness of character and a brilliance of rhetoric.
  3. I have always thought of myself as a pretty strong and open woman, but this joint has taken some of my gentleness, some of my womanhood.


  • Be Grateful, Lady

    Thank you, Ms. Mitchell, for a very well-written article about your dad (“ God, Country, and My Dad ,” June 20 cover story). Be thankful, in whatever way you choose to do that, because the majority of children do not experience the kind of freedom and gentleness which your father gave you.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

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  1. "Let's just say it will be an evening of highs and lows," Griffin said. "I will be roasting Joan with more gentleness and tenderness than her latest chemical peel and, on the other hand, I will give her a verbal Pap smear, and God only knows...
    on Jul 6, 2009 By: Kathy Griffin Source: Reuters

  2. Producer-director Sydney Pollack, Minghella's partner in the production company Mirage Enterprises, described him in a statement as a "realistic romanticist" and "a sunny soul who exuded a gentleness that should never have been mistaken for lack of...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Sydney Pollack Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "He calls the bull with incredible gentleness, as if everything he did were something soft and pleasant, without violence," Belmonte said.
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Juan Belmonte Source: International Herald Tribune

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