[ ten-der-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈtɛn dərˈhɑr tɪd /
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Origin of tender-hearted
First recorded in 1530–40
OTHER WORDS FROM tender-heartedten·der-heart·ed·ly, adverbten·der-heart·ed·ness, noun
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How to use tender-hearted in a sentence
Holmes plays Arthur Miller's toughened-yet-tenderhearted ingénue, Ann Deever, in a revival of the playwright's first big success.The Girl Can Act|Kevin Sessums|October 15, 2008|DAILY BEAST
"That's a consolation for you at all events," said the Tenderhearted Oysterman, in a mocking voice.
As she did so, Grif caught the stone heart which the Tenderhearted Oysterman had compelled her to place round her neck.
Everybody liked him--everybody except the Tenderhearted Oysterman.
And there's the Tenderhearted Oysterman, he treads like a cat.
"Alice her name is," said the Tenderhearted Oysterman, sneeringly.
British Dictionary definitions for tender-hearted
/ (ˌtɛndəˈhɑːtɪd) /
having a compassionate, kindly, or sensitive disposition
Derived forms of tenderheartedtenderheartedly, adverbtenderheartedness, noun
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