the quality of being gentle
physics a property of elementary particles, conserved in certain strong interactions: See also charm 1 (def. 7)
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How to use gentleness in a sentence
When he does, here is a gentleness in his voice, a reflective and lovely quality that no movie he has been in has ever captured.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Coltrane, a man of almost unbelievable gentleness made human to us lesser mortals by his very occasional rages.
I wanted to somehow plug into it with gentleness and love, because those are things I feel comfortable with.The Casual Genius of Jenny Slate: ‘Marcel the Shell,’ ‘Obvious Child,’ and the Ghost of ‘SNL’ | Kevin Fallon | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His brown eyes were penetrating yet peaceful, and he immediately disarmed my nervousness with his gentleness.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More | Gary Wright | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His body has an even grace, his face a restless eagerness, and a gentleness, not to be confused with ‘niceness,’ is his manner.
When he returned to the hotel he kissed his incongruous room-mate with the gentleness of a woman.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
My child, said the Dowager, and her eyes dwelt on Valerie with a look of studied gentleness, "why will you not be reasonable?"St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
His former reputation for gentleness and moderation was injured; and scoffers cried triumphantly: "See, even he also!"Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
With a grace and a gentleness beyond compare, he closes the door of night and greets the waking world with a smile.The Whale and the Grasshopper | Seumas O'Brien
There was neither guile nor vanity in the girl's heart, nor a trace of deceit in her face; only gentleness, truth, and beauty.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties | Charles Major