Part of speech:
Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
Soft or delicate and easily chewed, broken, cut, etc.; fragile, succulent, etc.
(Obs.) Lovely or lovable
Very subtle in difference or distinction.
Not harsh or severe in disciplining, punishing, judging, etc.; mild; merciful; clement
Grand and stately in appearance; majestic:
Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless:
Capable of perceiving with a sense or senses:
Made docile and conventional
Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.
Not stern; lenient:
The definition of calm is someone or something who is peaceful and free from stress or worries.
The definition of tranquil is someone or something that is calm and peaceful.
The definition of serene is untroubled, or is the title for a high-ranking member of royalty.
(Of an animal or a plant, especially a pet) selectively bred to live with or around humans.
Crushed by or as by domestication; submissive; servile
(Now Rare) Easy to teach; teachable
Having or exhibiting cultivation; cultured:
At peace; peaceful
Easily bent or molded; flexible
Grown by cultivation
Of superior stock or breed
Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy.
Not domesticated or cultivated; wild:
Lacking clarity or distinctness:
Made free from other matter, or from impurities; purified
Pleasant in manner; smooth:
The definition of chivalrous is a man who is attentive and courteous to women, like a knight in shining armor.
Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
Tending to conciliate or reconcile
Polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
Suitable for a king's court; dignified, polite, elegant, etc.
Free of clouds or storms; clear and sunny:
Taking place by almost imperceptible steps or degrees; developing little by little, not sharply or suddenly
Of or relating to an error in a trial that would not change the outcome and therefore does not call for a reversal of the case on appeal.
Consistent with honor or good name:
Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
Showing patience and humility; gentle.
Of, in, on, or near the Pacific Ocean
Not easily upset or excited; mild or complacent:
The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.
Restrained, as in style; understated:
(--- Slang) Good, delightful, etc.
Members of the upper class, collectively
Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
Gentleness of manner; mildness.
A development; improvement; elaboration
Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Difficult to manage, deal with, or change to an acceptable condition:
Difficult to endure or live through, especially because of harsh or inclement weather:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Mean-spirited or deliberately hurtful; malicious:
Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
Worried or concerned
Characterized by extreme emotion, especially anger:
Having strikingly bright colors:
Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Not strict or severe, as in discipline or authority
The definition of balmy is something that is soothing and pleasant feeling, often medicinal.
Having a fine texture:
Not dark in color; fair:
The definition of slight is a small amount or someone that is fragile or has little weight or substance.
Assuage is defined as to make better or lessen.
To mollify is to pacify someone or to make something less severe.
To make peaceful or calm; appease; tranquilize
To allay the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease.
To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease:
Soothe is defined as to calm or relieve.
To master is defined as to become an expert in something or to gain control over something or someone.
To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate.
Not steep or abrupt
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
Of or characteristic of patricians
To entitle is defined as to give someone legal rights, a legal claim or official permission.
Topographically rough; uneven:
Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.
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