We have put together a list of words that are similar to TENDERNESS.

16 Alternative Words Similar to tenderness

1 Affection Noun      Synonym Words Like Affection
3 Fondness Noun      Synonym Words Like Fondness
4 Heart Noun      Synonym Words Like Heart
5 Warmness Noun      Synonym Words Like Warmness
7 Philia Noun      Synonym Words Like Philia
8 Concern Noun      Synonym Words Like Concern
9 Feeling Noun      Synonym Words Like Feeling
10 Hurting Noun      Synonym Words Like Hurting
11 Pain Noun      Synonym Words Like Pain
12 Warmth Noun      Synonym Words Like Warmth
13 Chafing Noun      Hyponym
14 Protectiveness Noun      Hyponym Words Like Protectiveness
15 Regard Noun      Hyponym Words Like Regard
16 Respect Noun      Hyponym Words Like Respect

3 examples of tenderness

1 after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on
2 the child won everyone's heart
3 the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

10 definitions of tenderness

1 The quality or state of being tender (in any sense of the adjective).
2 a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
3 a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
4 a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
5 warm compassionate feelings
6 a positive feeling of liking
7 The state or character of being tender, in any sense.
8 a tendency to express warm, compassionate feelings
9 concern for the feelings or welfare of others
10 pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched
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