Definition of tenderness

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • tenderness is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 11
  • tenderness is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 11
  • tenderness is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 13

Definition of tenderness


  • a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. softheartedness
  • warm compassionate feelings (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. tenderheartedness
  • a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched) (noun)

    Examples

    1. the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness

    Synonyms

    1. rawness
    2. soreness
  • a positive feeling of liking (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. affection
    2. affectionateness
    3. fondness
    4. heart
    5. philia
    6. warmheartedness
    7. warmness
  • a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling (noun)

See definition of tenderness in Merriam Webster

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