Synonyms for Tenderness:
fondness, respect, feeling, regard, gentleness, sentiment, friendship, courtesy, softheartedness, warmth.
consideration, care, watchfulness, courtesy.
compassion, warmth, sympathy, sensitivity, kindness, affection, love, benevolence.
crush, devotion, fondness, faithfulness, sentimentality, desire, endearment, love, kinship, amorousness, attachment, communion, intimacy, romance, friendliness, infatuation, oneness, passion, affection, adoration, idolization, worship, liking.
cordiality, lenience, benevolence, charity, gentleness, clemency, permissiveness, meekness, acceptance, benignity, broad-mindedness, moderation, insipidity, libertarianism, evenness, tolerance, geniality, amiability, open-mindedness, moderateness, liberality, quietness, softness, peaceableness, liberalness, laxity, mildness, forbearance, latitude, liberty, kindness, easiness.
compassion, commiseration, humaneness, pity, sympathy, leniency, mercy.
mushiness, fancifulness, Sappiness, sloppiness, schmaltz, lovesickness, sensitivity, mawkishness.
fondness, warmheartedness, tenderheartedness, soreness, heart, affection, softheartedness, affectionateness.
Usage examples for tenderness
And, a little farther on, he reads there: Profound study of the history of war will make the officer guard against exaggerated humanitarian concessions, will teach him that war can not take place without certain harshness, that true humanity consists in proceeding without tenderness – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne