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Webster 1913 Edition


Gentleness

Gen′tle-ness

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Noun.
The quality or state of being gentle, well-born, mild, benevolent, docile, etc.; gentility; softness of manners, disposition, etc.; mildness.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gentleness

GEN'TLENESS

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Noun.
[See Gentle.] Dignity of birth. [Little used.]
1.
Genteel behavior.
2.
Softness of manners; mildness of temper; sweetness of disposition; meekness.
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith. Gal.5.
3.
Kindness; benevolence.
4.
Tenderness; mild treatment.

Definition 2021


gentleness

gentleness

English

Noun

gentleness (countable and uncountable, plural gentlenesses)

  1. The state of being gentle.

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