Noun Definition

tenderness

1.Definition: a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)

Related Noun(s):softheartedness

Category: Feelings

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):soreness, rawness

Category: General

3.Definition: a positive feeling of liking

Related Noun(s):affection, warmheartedness, philia, affectionateness, heart, fondness, warmness

Category: Feelings

4.Definition: a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling

Category: General

5.Definition: warm compassionate feelings

Related Noun(s):tenderheartedness

Category: Feelings