TENDERNESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of tenderness
Definition:
n. gentleness; softness; affection; tendency to express warm, compassionate feelings
Example:
She advocated a high tone of sentiment; but she did not know the sensations of sympathy and pity; tenderness and truth were not in her.
Sentence in Classic:
They would be alone, surrounded by darkness and silence: and in that moment of supreme tenderness he would be transfigured.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
While he had been full of memories of their secret life together, full of tenderness and joy and desire, she had been comparing him in her mind with another.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
At last the little girl kissed his face, which was flushed from his stooping posture and beaming with tenderness, loosed her hands, and was about to run away again; but her father held her back.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And each time he glanced at her, he saw her eyes gazing at him with such passionate and triumphant tenderness as he had never seen in them.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Gaiety and grief and despair and tenderness and triumph followed one another without any connection, like the emotions of a madman.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As often happens in early youth, especially to one who leads a lonely life, he felt an unaccountable tenderness for this young man and made up his mind that they would be friends.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With her he behaved with special care and tenderness, sitting beside her and talking of the simplest and most unimportant matters; he admired her shy grace.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha lifted her frightened eyes to him, but there was such confident tenderness in his affectionate look and smile that she could not, whilst looking at him, say what she had to say.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the force of the tenderness she had been feeling for him vanished instantly and was replaced by a feeling of horror at what lay there before her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This officer began visiting Pierre, and the princess used to make fun of the tenderness the Italian expressed for him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She felt a submissive tender love for this man who would never understand all that she understood, and this seemed to make her love for him still stronger and added a touch of passionate tenderness.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context