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Fine or soft in touch or skill:
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  1. Fine or soft in touch or skill:
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
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  1. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  2. Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
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  1. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
  2. Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
  3. Moving and bending with agility; limber:
Not fully grown or developed:
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  1. Not fully grown or developed:
  2. Silly or childish in behavior.
  3. Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
Of, like, or characteristic of a child
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  1. Of, like, or characteristic of a child
  2. Behaving immaturely.
  3. Marked by or indicating a lack of maturity; puerile:
  1. Innocent and trustful; credulous; artless
  2. Belonging or suitable to a child
  3. Like or characteristic of a child; innocent, trusting, etc.
Sympathetic, friendly, gentle, tenderhearted, generous, etc.
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  1. Sympathetic, friendly, gentle, tenderhearted, generous, etc.
  2. Agreeable or beneficial:
  3. Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
Recently made; fresh:
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  1. Recently made; fresh:
  2. (Informal) Uncomfortable because of danger or annoyance:
  3. Loving; passionate:
Alternative form of warm-hearted.
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  1. Alternative form of warm-hearted.
  2. Kind, sympathetic, friendly, loving, etc.
In agreement with one's tastes, mood, feelings, disposition, etc.; congenial
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  1. In agreement with one's tastes, mood, feelings, disposition, etc.; congenial
  2. Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy:
  3. Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
Expressing love
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  1. Expressing love
  2. Expressing a large amount of love to other people; affectionate.
  3. Feeling love; affectionate.
(Archaic) Full of desire; eager:
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  1. (Archaic) Full of desire; eager:
  2. Showing great attention or concern to another:
  3. Expressing care or concern for another:
Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
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  1. Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
  2. Feeling or showing compassion; sympathetic.
Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
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  1. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  2. Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Physically weak or delicate:
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  1. Physically weak or delicate:
  2. Easily broken, shattered, damaged, or destroyed; fragile; delicate
  3. Slender and delicate; not robust; weak
Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
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  1. Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Changing or capable of changing position:
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  1. Changing or capable of changing position:
  2. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
  3. Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
Pitifully unsuccessful, ineffective, etc.
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  1. Pitifully unsuccessful, ineffective, etc.
  2. Arousing or deserving of sympathetic sadness and compassion:
  3. Expressing, arousing, or intended to arouse pity, sorrow, sympathy, or compassion; pitiful
Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
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  1. Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
  2. Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving.
Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
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  1. Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Delicately pretty or lovely
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  1. Delicately pretty or lovely
  2. Delicately beautiful or charming and usually small:
  3. Of or showing delicate and refined taste; fastidious
Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
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  1. Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
  2. Highly sensitive to touch. Used of a body part.
  3. Requiring special tact or skill in handling; delicate:
Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
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  1. Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
  2. Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
  3. Touchy, sensitive, or delicate.
Having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned.
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  1. Having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned.
  2. Extremely or excessively sensitive.
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  1. Highly or abnormally sensitive to a stimulus, especially to some allergen.
  2. Highly or excessively sensitive.
  3. Abnormally or excessively sensitive
Marked by or requiring great care and diligence:
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  1. Marked by or requiring great care and diligence:
  2. Requiring trouble and care; exacting and difficult
  3. Full of or giving pain:
To offer for acceptance; tender:
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  1. To offer for acceptance; tender:
  2. To offer (usually something intangible)
  3. A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof. A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof.
To attach to (a pathologic antigen, such as a virus or bacterium) in order to allow the antigen to be recognized and destroyed by T cells. Used of certain immune cells, such as macrophages.
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  1. To attach to (a pathologic antigen, such as a virus or bacterium) in order to allow the antigen to be recognized and destroyed by T cells. Used of certain immune cells, such as macrophages.
  2. To appear or be felt first during birth. Used of the part of the fetus that proceeds first through the birth canal.
  3. To give (a gift, donation, award, etc.) to a person, organization, etc.
To present to view:
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  1. To present to view:
  2. To introduce or present (a speaker, the subject of a toast, etc.)
  3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
Easily managed or handled; docile:
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  1. Easily managed or handled; docile:
  2. (Archaic) Noble; chivalrous:
  3. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
Not severe or acute:
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  1. Not severe or acute:
  2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  3. Having a soft, pleasant taste or flavor; not strong, sour, bitter, biting, or sharp
Easily molded, cut, or worked:
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  1. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
  2. Not stern; lenient:
  3. Mild; balmy:
Not strict or severe, as in discipline or authority
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  1. Not strict or severe, as in discipline or authority
  2. Easily moved; tender.
  3. Gentle; kind; sympathetic.
Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
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  1. Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
  2. Easily moved to love
  3. Having a tender heart; quick to feel pity; sympathetic
An attempt or try
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  1. An attempt or try
  2. An invitation, especially one offering membership in a group or club.
  3. An offer to pay a certain amount of money for something:
An act demonstrating a willingness to enter into a contract in such a way that a reasonable person would recognize that acceptance of the terms will conclude in a binding agreement. See also acceptance.
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  1. An act demonstrating a willingness to enter into a contract in such a way that a reasonable person would recognize that acceptance of the terms will conclude in a binding agreement. See also acceptance.
  2. (Used in combinations from phrasal verbs) agent noun of off
  3. The act of offering:
An offer or proposal
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  1. An offer or proposal
That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
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  1. That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
  2. (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.
  3. An offer of marriage.
To be or become long, large, or comprehensive:
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  1. To be or become long, large, or comprehensive:
  2. To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
  3. To present; offer:
To present for approval or acceptance; proffer; tender
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  1. To present for approval or acceptance; proffer; tender
  2. To present an offering in worship or devotion.
  3. To present as an act of worship:
To offer (a play, for example) for public entertainment.
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  1. To offer (a play, for example) for public entertainment.
  2. To offer for consideration
  3. To offer for viewing or notice; exhibit; display; show
A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof. A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof.
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  1. A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof. A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof.
  2. To offer (usually something intangible)
  3. To offer for acceptance; tender:
To do charitable or helpful work without pay:
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  1. To do charitable or helpful work without pay:
  2. To give or offer to give voluntarily:
  3. To freely choose to enter or offer to enter into any service; enlist

Synonym Study

  • Warm and warmhearted suggest an interest or affection characterized by cordiality, generosity, etc. warm, or warmhearted, hospitality
  • Sympathetic implies the ability or disposition to enter into another's mental state or emotions and thus to share sorrows, joys, desires, etc. a sympathetic interest in a colleague's career
  • Compassionate is applied to one who is easily affected by another's troubles or pains and is quick to show pity or mercy a compassionate judge
  • Tender implies a softness or gentleness in one's relations with others that is expressive of warm affection, concern, etc. a tender caress
Find another word for tender. In this page you can discover 57 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tender, like: delicate, fragile, supple, immature, childish, childlike, kind, warm, warmhearted, sympathetic and loving.