[ ten-der-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈtɛn dərˈhɑr tɪd /


soft-hearted; sympathetic.


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Origin of tender-hearted

First recorded in 1530–40

OTHER WORDS FROM tender-hearted

ten·der-heart·ed·ly, adverbten·der-heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tenderhearted

/ (ˌtɛndəˈhɑːtɪd) /


having a compassionate, kindly, or sensitive disposition

Derived forms of tenderhearted

tenderheartedly, adverbtenderheartedness, noun
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