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Kind and gentle and sensitive - thesaurus

Synonyms

empathetic

adjective

able to understand how someone feels because you can imagine what it is like to be them

gentle

adjective

a gentle person is kind and calm

nice

adjective

friendly, kind, and pleasant

sensitive

adjective

showing that you care about someone or something and do not want to cause offense

generous

adjective

kind, friendly, and helpful

warm

adjective

kind and friendly in a way that makes other people feel comfortable

kind

adjective

behaving in a way that shows you care about other people and want to help them

caring

adjective

kind, helpful, and sympathetic toward other people

warm-hearted

adjective

friendly, kind, and generous

tender

adjective

gentle in a way that shows that you care about someone or something

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altruistic

adjective

thinking or behaving in a way that shows you care about other people and their interests more than you care about yourself

angelic

adjective

kind and good

avuncular

adjective

an avuncular man is kind and helpful to younger or less experienced people

be big of someone (to do something)

used for saying that someone has been kind or generous, especially when you do not really think that they have

benevolent

adjective

formal used about people’s behavior and actions

benign

adjective

formal kind and nice

big-hearted

adjective

kind and generous toward other people

charitable

adjective

a charitable person has a kind attitude toward other people and does not judge them or criticize them too severely

Christian

adjective

behaving in a kind way

compassionate

adjective

feeling sympathy for someone who is in a bad situation because you understand and care about them

complimentary

adjective

saying nice things about someone or something

considerate

adjective

thinking about the feelings and needs of other people

diplomatic

adjective

able to deal with people in a sensitive way that does not upset or offend them

empathic

adjective

able to understand how someone feels because you can imagine what it is like to be them

fatherly

adjective

typical of a good kind father

gentle

adjective

used about people’s behavior

gently

adverb

in a kind way, being careful not to frighten or upset someone

good

adjective

kind, generous, and willing to help

good-hearted

adjective

kind, generous, and helpful

good-natured

adjective

kind and friendly, and not easily annoyed

gracious

adjective

showing kindness and good manners

have a heart of gold

to be a very kind person

humane

adjective

caring about the quality of people’s or animal’s lives and trying to be kind to them

humanitarian

adjective

caring about someone who is in a very bad situation or receiving unfair treatment

in all innocence

without intending to upset or harm someone

innocent

adjective

not intended to harm or upset anyone

kind

adjective

used about someone’s appearance

kind

adjective

used about things that someone says or does, especially when you are thanking them

kind-hearted

adjective

kind and generous

kindly

adverb

in a kind way

kindly

adjective

old-fashioned a kindly person behaves in a kind way toward other people

lovely

adjective

mainly British kind, pleasant, and easy to like

lovely

adjective

used about kind things that people do

magnanimous

adjective

formal willing to forgive people, or willing to be kind and fair

maternal

adjective

showing approval typical of a kind and caring mother

meek

adjective

quiet, gentle, and easily persuaded by other people to do what they want

mellow

adjective

gentle, wise, and easy to talk to, especially because of age and experience

merciful

adjective

mainly literary showing kindness toward someone, even when other people might punish or be cruel to them

mercifully

adverb

mainly literary in a kind way, when other people might have been cruel

mild

adjective

a mild person is gentle and does not often become angry

mild-mannered

adjective

gentle and kind

paternal

adjective

showing approval typical of a kind and caring father

sensibility

noun

formal the ability to experience deep emotions, especially as a reaction to literature or art

sensitively

adverb

in a way that shows that you care about someone or something and do not want to cause damage or offense

soft

adjective

kind and sympathetic to other people

soft

adjective

soft words, looks, or actions are gentle and not severe or angry

soft-hearted

adjective

kind and generous toward other people

solicitous

adjective

formal behaving in a way that shows you care about someone’s health, feelings, safety, etc.

someone’s heart is in the right place

used for saying that someone tries to be kind and do good things even though it does not always seem like this

someone wouldn’t hurt a fly

someone who is very gentle

someone wouldn’t hurt a fly

used for saying that someone is very gentle and would not do anything to hurt or upset anyone

sweet

adjective

kind, gentle, or nice to other people

sweetly

adverb

in a pleasant, kind, and gentle way

sympathetic

adjective

kind to someone who has a problem and willing to understand how they feel

tender-hearted

adjective

kind and sensitive

thoughtful

adjective

kind, and showing that you consider that what other people want or need is important

thoughtfully

adverb

in a kind way that shows you consider that what other people want or need is important

unselfish

adjective

unselfish people always think about what other people want and need instead of thinking about themselves

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