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Noun
A localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection
“There was no tenderness on bony palpation over the paranasal sinuses.”
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The state of being benign
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“He mixes tenderness with directness and a lack of sentimentality.”
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Feelings of deep affection
“Something in his voice caused me to raise my eyes to his, finding there a tenderness I had not expected.”
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The property of being succulent
“Extensive consumer evaluation has demonstrated that tenderness is the most important characteristic in determining the level of satisfaction reported for cooked beef products.”
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Vulnerability or immaturity
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Fragility or sensitivity
“The vulnerability and tenderness he brings to the role.”
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Slight pain
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The quality of being effeminate
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The quality of evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret; pathos
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The quality of being impressible
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The quality or state of being poignant
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Fineness or intricacy of texture or structure
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