Tender synonyms

tĕn'dər
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Easily damaged or requiring careful handling.
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Easily broken or destroyed, and thus often of subtle or intricate structure.
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Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
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Not stern; lenient:
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Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
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The definition of childish is a person or thing that is silly, immature, like a child or directed at children.
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Like or characteristic of a child; innocent, trusting, etc.
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Predominantly red or yellow in tone:
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Alternative form of warm-hearted.
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(Physiol.) Designating or of that part of the autonomic nervous system whose nerves originate in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord and that is especially concerned with mediating the involuntary response to alarm, as by speeding the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, and dilating the pupils of the eyes: these nerves oppose the parasympathetic nerves in the regulation of many body processes
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Expressing a large amount of love to other people; affectionate.
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The definition of solicitous is someone who shows concern, care or eagerness.
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Of a leave, given to someone because of a domestic emergency.
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Predisposed to inflammation as a result of preexisting allergy or disease:
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Having had experience in an activity or in life in general:
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Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
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(no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
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Having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned.
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Full of or giving pain:
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Easily led astray; morally weak.
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The definition of pathetic is someone or something that brings or is capable of bringing about feelings of pity or sorrow.
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Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
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Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
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Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
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Responding excessively to the stimulus of a foreign agent, such as an allergen.
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To offer for acceptance; to propose to give; to make a tender of; as, to proffer a gift; to proffer services; to proffer friendship.
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To hand over, give, or send (a bill, credentials, etc.) to someone
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To offer as entertainment:
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Being in an early period of life or growth; not old
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Lacking in vigour or expression.
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Arousing or deserving pity
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Having subcutaneous tissue exposed:
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Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
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To present as an act of worship:
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Dully painful.
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(Of an action, etc.) Characterised by or proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender.
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The definition of careful is someone or something that works or thinks in a cautious, thorough or thoughtful way.
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The definition of charitable is being kind, forgiving and generous and helping those in need.
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Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
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The definition of feeble is someone who is weak or a half-hearted attempt or something that is faint or unconvincing.
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Cherished with great or unreasoning affection; doted on
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The definition of green is having the color between blue and yellow on the color spectrum or being good for the environment.
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Characterized by kindness, mercy, or compassion:
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Of or pertaining to hyperalgesia.
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Relating to, or exhibiting, hyperesthesia.
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Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
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Appearing to be in flames; as if made of fire.
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Having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly
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The definition of merciful is someone who is caring, compassionate, and gentle with discipline.
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(Of a medicine or cosmetic) Acting gently and without causing harm.
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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Expressing sorrow; mournful or melancholy.
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Regarded with love or tenderness.
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Easily moved to sorrow or pity.
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Careful in spending or using; frugal
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Full of juice or sap; juicy.
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Especially sensitive; highly impressionable:
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Overblown; bombastic:
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Provoking sadness and pity.
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An accompanying thing or circumstance; a concomitant.
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Empathy is defined as the ability to understand the thoughts feelings or emotions of someone else.
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Extreme sensitivity to pain.
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An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound.
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A similar orchestral work intended for independent concert performance.
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The definition of a proposition is a statement putting forth an idea, suggestion or plan.
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A feeling of approval of or agreement with an idea, cause, etc.
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Concern for the feelings or welfare of others
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To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
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To make (something, especially meat) tender.
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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Strong but pliant; that will bend, twist, etc. without tearing or breaking
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Lacking, or showing a lack of, pity, mercy, etc.; unfeeling
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Devoid of concern or sympathy.
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Having no physical feeling or sensation; insentient.
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Not loving.
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Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
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Adult in age, experience, etc.
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The definition of healthy is someone or something that has, appears to have or helps to produce good health.
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painful
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Satisfactory or agreeable; acceptable:
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Not pained.
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Harsh or severe:
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A nation’s official monetary bills and coinage.
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Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
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The definition of bid means an offer of what someone will give for something.
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To freely choose to enter or offer to enter into any service; enlist
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Lovable on account of beauty; lovely; beautiful; winsome.
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(Slang) strange, weird, odd
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(Of a machine, etc.) Not in good working condition; shaky.
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1806, The Port Folio, v 2, Philadelphia: John Watts, p 143:
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ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
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a boat for communication between ship and shore
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Any of various kinds of ship's boats.
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A person or device that cuts (in various senses).
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(Metaphysics) The subject; one who experiences.
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A postage stamp.
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Alternative spelling of tenderize.
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Capable of being chewed
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The definition of dainty is delicate or small and often pretty.
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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 115 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tender, like: delicate, fragile, immature, soft, supple, childish, childlike, kind, warm, warmhearted and sympathetic.