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Pronunciation:  j'entulnus

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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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