tenderhearted

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tender +‎ hearted

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tenderhearted (comparative more tenderhearted, superlative most tenderhearted)

  1. Compassionate for another's distress.
    • 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World[1]:
      I am tender-hearted by nature, and have found my eyes moist many a time over the scream of a wounded hare.
  2. Easily moved to love.

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