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Meaning of GENTLENESS

Pronunciation:  j'entulnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  mildness of manner or disposition
  2. [n]  the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
 

GENTLENESS is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: gradualness
 
 Antonyms: abruptness, precipitousness, steepness
 
 See Also: gradient, manner, personal manner, slope

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gen"tle*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being gentle, well-born, mild,
benevolent, docile, etc.; gentility; softness of manners,
disposition, etc.; mildness.

 
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