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tendernesses, plural;
  1. Gentleness and kindness; kindliness
    • - he picked her up in his arms with great tenderness
  2. Feelings of deep affection; devotion
    • - tenderness for the opposite sex
  3. Sensitivity to pain; soreness
    • - abdominal tenderness
  4. The quality of being easy to cut or chew; succulence
    • - steak braised to perfect tenderness in a red-wine-and-brandy sauce

  1. a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  2. a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"
  3. affection: a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
  4. softheartedness: a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
  5. (tenderly) with tenderness; in a tender manner; "tenderly she placed her arms round him"
  6. Tenderness is a 2009 American crime film directed by John Polson, which stars Sophie Traub, Tim Hopper and Russell Crowe and features Laura Dern. The film is based on the novel by Robert Cormier.
  7. In medicine, tenderness is pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched.
  8. The novel Tenderness was written by Robert Cormier in 1997. It is the basis for John Polson's 2008 film of the same name.
  9. "Tenderness" is a song by General Public from their album All the Rage, produced by I.R.S. Records.
  10. "Tenderly" is a popular song published in 1946 with music by Walter Gross (1909-1967) and lyrics by Jack Lawrence. Copyright 1946 by Edwin H. Morris & Company, Inc. ...
  11. Calves sired by Bull A should produce meat that is more tender than that of calves sired by Bull B by 0.2 pounds of shear force. Tenderness is measured by Warner Bratzler Shear Force (WBSF) that is reported in the pounds of force required to cut through a 1-inch thick piece of meat. ...
  12. "Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You are willing to open up, without resistance or shyness, and face the world. You are willing to share your heart with others. ...
  13. 1998 (Blunt Records)