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gentleness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gentleness  \Gen"tle*ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  gentle,  well-born,  mild, 
  benevolent,  docile,  etc.;  gentility;  softness  of  manners, 
  disposition,  etc.;  mildness. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gentleness 
  n  1:  the  property  possessed  by  a  slope  that  is  very  gradual  [syn: 
  {gradualness}]  [ant:  {abruptness}] 
  2:  mildness  of  manner  or  disposition 




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