Associations to the word «Tenderness»
TENDERNESS, noun. A tendency to express warm, compassionate feelings
TENDERNESS, noun. Concern for the feelings or welfare of others
TENDERNESS, noun. Pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched
TENDERNESS, noun. A tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling.
TENDERNESS, noun. A pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on".
TENDERNESS, noun. Warm compassionate feelings.
TENDERNESS, noun. A positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home".
TENDERNESS, noun. A feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless).
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.