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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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Correct spelling:
tenderness
Definition:
a positive feeling of liking; " he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; " the child won everyone's heart"

Synonyms:

noun
affection
courtesy, feeling, fondness, friendship, gentleness, regard, respect, sentiment, softheartedness, warmth.
attribute
tenderness.
feeling
sensitivities.
feelings
emotion.
fondness
care, consideration, courtesy, watchfulness.
forgiveness
clemency.
gentleness
affection, benevolence, compassion, goodness, kindness, love, lovingness, sensitivity, sympathy, warmth, weakness.
lenity
lenity.
love
adoration, affection, amorousness, attachment, communion, crush, desire, devotion, endearment, faithfulness, fondness, friendliness, idolization, infatuation, intimacy, kinship, liking, love, oneness, passion, romance, sentimentality, worship.
mildness
acceptance, amiability, benevolence, benignity, broad-mindedness, charity, clemency, cordiality, easiness, evenness, forbearance, geniality, gentleness, insipidity, kindness, latitude, laxity, lenience, liberality, liberalness, libertarianism, liberty, meekness, mildness, moderateness, moderation, peaceableness, permissiveness, quietness, softness, tolerance, open-mindedness.
pain
soreness.
pity
commiseration, compassion, humaneness, leniency, mercy, pity, sympathy.
sensitivity
lovesickness, mawkishness, mushiness, schmaltz, sensitivity, sloppiness, Sappiness, fancifulness.
susceptibility
Impressibility.
tenderness
affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, softheartedness, soreness, tenderheartedness, warmheartedness.
Examples of usage:
  1. It is a memory associated with love and tenderness. – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  2. There was that in his tenderness which caused Nell to regard him, in one sense, as she did her uncle. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  3. Tell me," he said, in a sudden burst of tenderness- all feeling about himself had dropped away-" why must you go so soon? – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. " Poor little girl, it will not be many hours now before I can say to you the things that have been growing in my heart for you since that night upon the ship," he said to me in a great tenderness as he raised my hand and bent to kiss it just as entered the great Gouverneur Faulkner and the wild Jim. – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess
  5. What had been the pity and weak tenderness was given to the woman in the bed yonder. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas

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