How to use Tenderness in a sentence
In fact, they held a tenderness she had never seen.
There was a tenderness in the way she looked at him that amazed him.
The tenderness on Jackson's face, confirmed his love for her daughter.
She gazed up into eyes that were full of tenderness.
After making love to her with such tenderness and passion.Advertisement
Nor had he ever looked at her that way – with such tenderness.
He studied her features and touched her face with tenderness.
He gazed into her eyes for a long moment, the tenderness she recognized from their night together present.
Husn u 'A s4 (Beauty and Love), as his great poem is called, is an allegorical romance full of tenderness and imaginative power.
The native cattle, also diminutive in size, with small horns and short legs, furnish beef of remarkable tenderness and flavour; while the cows, when well fed, yield a plentiful supply of rich milk.Advertisement
The individual becomes faint, and the faintness keeps on increasing; and there are pain and tenderness in the liver-region.
The author's extraordinary power, learning and originality were acknowledged on all hands, though he excited censure and suspicion by his tenderness to the alleged heresies of Conyers Middleton.
In the still, dark world in which I lived there was no strong sentiment or tenderness.
The society spread in the eastern counties, in spite of repressive measures; it revived under the Commonwealth, and lingered into the early years of the 18th century; the leading idea of its "service of love" was a reliance on sympathy and tenderness for the moral and spiritual edification of its members.
Her mother, Elizabeth, co-heiress of Aske in Yorkshire, was the earliest of that little band of women-friends whose correspondence with Knox on religious matters throws an unexpected light on his discriminating tenderness of heart.Advertisement
Parental tenderness and care for the young are strongly marked among the lower animals, though so inferior in scope and duration to the human qualities; and the same may be said of the mutual forbearance and defence which bind together in a rudimentary social bond the families and herds of animals.
Having through centuries undergone cruel injury, from technical imperfections at the outset, from disastrous atmospheric conditions, from vandalism and neglect, and most of all from unskilled repair, its remains have at last (1904-1908) been treated with a mastery of scientific resource and a tenderness of conscientious skill that have revived for ourselves and for posterity a great part of its power.
We see him full of tenderness to animals, a virtue not common in Italy in spite of the example of St Francis; open-handed in giving, not eager in getting- "poor," he says, "is the man of many wants"; not prone to resentment - "the best shield against injustice is to double the cloak of long-suffering"; zealous in labour above all men - "as a day well spent gives joyful sleep, so does a life well spent give joyful death."
It is a just remark of Thackeray's that he everywhere half-consciously recognizes her as his better angel, and dwells on her wit and her tenderness with a fondness he never exhibits for any other topic. On the 28th of January 1728, she died, and her wretched lover sat down the same night to record her virtues in language of unsurpassed simplicity, but to us who know the story more significantly for what it conceals than for what it tells.
His nature was essentially poetic, and his life the greatest of his poems. Those who knew only the poems he wrote could form but a faint notion of the harmony, the sweetness, the manliness and the tenderness of that which he lived.Advertisement
All the poet and all the man spoke out and stood evident in the perfervid patriotism, the filial devotion, the fatherly tenderness, the indignation and the pity, which here find alternate expression in passionate and familiar and majestic song.
Her ambition was centred in her sons, but Bismarck in his recollections of his childhood missed the influences of maternal tenderness.
Nor had he ever looked at her that way â€“ with such tenderness.
The way he touched, teased and made love to her showed her his capacity for depth of emotion and the type of tenderness she didn't expect from a vampire.
Recently, my menstrual flow has changed and I am experiencing abdominal bloating and occasional tenderness.Advertisement
Where it includes temporal arteritis the symptoms may include unilateral headache and tenderness of the temple.
On the third day I started to notice tenderness around the rear left side of the jaw bone.
Clinical Findings - localized tenderness over the inflamed bursa.
Lateral pain, worse on lying on that side, with tenderness over the greater trochanter suggests secondary trochanteric bursitis.
On examination, there is tenderness about the scapholunate interval, which lies just distal to the Lister tubercle.Advertisement
These include erythema, swelling, pain, itching, discoloration or tenderness at the implant site.
Similarly the power given in creation to humans is to be exercised with tenderness, not ruthless exploitation.
A few also have localized tenderness over the deltoid ligament; these tend to have more complex injuries.
Tenderness is usually maximal over the lateral ligament, often the ATFL only.
And the creator's providence over his creatures may be likened to the human father's care and tenderness toward his children.Advertisement
Clinical examination revealed localized tenderness and diffuse swelling over the site of the right pubic ramus.
Some patients have rather generalized joint line tenderness, palpable synovitis or an effusion.
Tenderness and swelling over and around the inflamed tendon are the obvious signs that a doctor will look for.
I felt as before that I loved God, that my mind embraced and accepted that ideal of justice, tenderness and holiness which I had never doubted, but with which I had never held direct communion, and now at last I felt that this communion was consummated, as though an invincible barrier had been broken down between the source of infinite light and the smouldering fire of my heart.
The consequence was a nervous illness with some of the symptoms of delirium tremens, through which George Sand nursed him with tenderness and care.Advertisement
The pathos of natural affection is occasionally recognized in Statius and more rarely in Martial,' but it has not the depth of tenderness found in Lucretius and Virgil.
He was "an excellent maker of songs," and his hymns are characterized by a lyrical tenderness which seems typically Franciscan.
The Psalter is that part of the Old Testament in which the devotional aspect of the religious character finds its completest expression; and in lyrics of exquisite tenderness and beauty the most varied emotions are poured forth by the psalmists to their God - despondency and distress, penitence and resignation, hope and confidence, jubilation and thankfulness, adoration and praise.
The simplicity and tenderness speciallycharacteristic of du Bellay appear in the sonnets telling of his unlucky passion for Faustine, and of his nostalgia for the banks of the Loire.
The varied sources of his work and its worthlessness as a transcript of actual Celtic poems do not alter the fact that he produced a work of art which by its deep appreciation of natural beauty and the melancholy tenderness of its treatment of the ancient legend did more than any single work to bring about the romantic movement in European, and especially in German, literature.Advertisement
But this was mitigated by a strong sense of humour (not always sarcastic, though sometimes savagely so), and by tenderness, best seen in his epistolary friendships with women; and it was quite overborne by an instinct and passion for great practical affairs.
A man in intellect and courage, yet without conceit or bravado; a woman in sensibility and tenderness, yet without shrinking or weakness; a saint in purity of life and devotion of heart, yet without asceticism or religiosity; a knight-errant in hatred of wrong and contempt of baseness, yet without self-righteousness or cynicism; a prince in dignity and courtesy, yet without formality or condescension; a poet in thought and feeling, yet without jealousy or affectation; a scholar in tastes and habits, yet without aloofness or bookishness; a dutiful son, a loving husband, a judicious father, a trusty friend, a useful citizen and an enthusiastic patriot, - he united in his strong, transparent humanity almost every virtue under heaven.
Of the six parts into which it is divided, the first translates into manysided music the joys and sorrows, the thoughts and fancies, the studies and ardours and speculations of youth; the second, as full of light and colour, grows gradually deeper in tone of thought and music; the third is yet riper and more various in form of melody and in fervour of meditation; the fourth is the noblest of all tributes ever paid by song to sorrow - a series of poems consecrated to the memory of the poet's eldest daughter, who was drowned, together with her husband, by the upsetting of a boat off the coast of Normandy, a few months after their wedding-day, in 1843; the fifth and the sixth books, written during his first four years of exile (all but one noble poem which bears date nine years earlier than its epilogue or postscript), contain more than a few poems unsurpassed and unsurpassable for depth and clarity and trenchancy of thought, for sublimity of inspiration, for intensity of faith, for loyalty in translation from nature, and for tenderness in devotion to truth; crowned and glorified and completed by their matchless dedication to the dead.
There was a look of tenderness, for he was touched, but also a gleam of irony on his face.
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.Advertisement
Now you know, Count," she said to Pierre, "even our dear cousin Boris, who, between ourselves, was very far gone in the land of tenderness..."
She held out her hand to him, and with a mixed feeling of estrangement and tenderness pressed her lips to his forehead as he stooped to kiss her hand.
And with the decision and tenderness that often come at the moment of awakening, she embraced her friend, but noticing Sonya's look of embarrassment, her own face expressed confusion and suspicion.
She began to cry and a still greater sense of pity, tenderness, and love welled up in Pierre.
For the first time for many days Natasha wept tears of gratitude and tenderness, and glancing at Pierre she went out of the room.
Pierre too when she had gone almost ran into the anteroom, restraining tears of tenderness and joy that choked him, and without finding the sleeves of his fur cloak threw it on and got into his sleigh.
Not only does a good army commander not need any special qualities, on the contrary he needs the absence of the highest and best human attributes--love, poetry, tenderness, and philosophic inquiring doubt.
But the princess, if she did not again thank him in words, thanked him with the whole expression of her face, radiant with gratitude and tenderness.
With the natural capacity of an Italian for changing the expression of his face at will, he drew nearer to the portrait and assumed a look of pensive tenderness.
He loved his dog, his comrades, the French, and Pierre who was his neighbor, but Pierre felt that in spite of Karataev's affectionate tenderness for him (by which he unconsciously gave Pierre's spiritual life its due) he would not have grieved for a moment at parting from him.
And remembering his former tenderness, and looking now at his kind, sorrowful face, she suddenly understood the cause of his coldness.
From broken remarks about Natasha and his father, from the emotion with which Pierre spoke of that dead father, and from the careful, reverent tenderness with which Natasha spoke of him, the boy, who was only just beginning to guess what love is, derived the notion that his father had loved Natasha and when dying had left her to his friend.
One can do anything with him by tenderness.
Tenderness may be found in the sinus tarsi, especially with hindfoot abduction.
The symptoms include severe stomach pain and tenderness, nausea and vomiting, swelling of the abdomen and wind, fever and muscle aches.
Swelling, redness, and tenderness along a part of the vein are the usual symptoms.
Mild or minimal sprains with no tear of the ligament usually produce mild tenderness and some swelling.
The dying slave looked as if he were surprised at such unwonted tenderness.
Dry-aged beef is the ultimate in tenderness and flavor.
One is the breakdown of fibrous tissues, which results in tenderness.
It also helps to alleviate breast tenderness.
As they share this moment of tenderness, Jennifer passes away.
It is a gift that is sure to touch her heart with tenderness, appreciation and love.
The doctor observes the front of the neck for swelling and may gently manipulate the neck and palpate the front and side surfaces of the thyroid gland at the base of the neck, looking for nodules or tenderness.
Signs of infection are swelling, redness, tenderness, throbbing pain, localized warmth, fever, swollen lymph glands, the presence of pus either in the wound or draining from it, and red streaks spreading away from the wound.
The symptoms include both physical symptoms, such as breast tenderness, back pain, abdominal cramps, headache, and changes in appetite, and psychological symptoms of anxiety, depression, and unrest.
Vitamins E and B6 may decrease breast tenderness and help with fatigue and mood swings in some women.
Grade I sprains are mild injuries in which there is no tearing of the ligament and no joint function is lost, although there may be tenderness and slight swelling.
Also, if a child's scalp show signs of infection (redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth), consulting a physician is advised.
These hormones are believed to be responsible for the cyclical changes such as the swelling, pain, and tenderness that many women experience in their breasts just before menstruation.
A fever is a sign of infection, as are redness, swelling, warmth, increased tenderness, and pus at the wound site.
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues.
These symptoms may be accompanied by swelling and tenderness of the lymph nodes near the ear.
Inflammation causes itching, sneezing, runny nose, redness, and tenderness.
Blockage of the appendix then causes inflammation, increased pressure, and restricted blood flow, leading to abdominal pain and tenderness in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen.
But, sometimes a woman will develop severe tenderness that doesn't go away with the usual remedies.
These may include weight gain, breast tenderness, and mood changes.
Side effects include acne, breast tenderness, and mood changes.
Testing for pain or tenderness in the abdominal area is likely to be the first test he/she performs.
However, mood swings, breast tenderness, and hot flashes are common side effects.
Disadvantages include nausea, headaches, blood clots, and breast tenderness.
This tenderness occurs when your body releases a significant amount of hormones.
She also checks for tenderness or changes in the uterus.
Breast tenderness and mood swings are signs of pregnancy, but many women also experience these symptoms with PMS.
As breasts develop, the changes usually comes with a little tenderness.
Other physical signs, such as breast tenderness, light spotting, or bloating, may be your body's way of signaling impending ovulation.
Some of the most common types of side effects from combination pills are headaches, vomiting, nausea, breast tenderness, dizziness, weight gain, and decreased sex drive.
Long races in heavy shoes can result in severe foot blistering and joint tenderness, not to mention inflammation and swelling.
Symptoms include extreme heat, redness, tenderness and swelling.
If you experience pain, swelling or tenderness, see your piercer immediately.
Expect to experience swelling and tenderness for the first three to five days after a new tongue piercing.
Another study, funded by the Arthritis Foundation, found a significant reduction in the inflammation and tenderness associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Cook until soup reaches desired tenderness.
This is important because if you push yourself too much it can backfire and result in more pain and tenderness, and can even cause joint damage.
The tenderness of the beef lends itself perfectly to cooking on the barbecue.
Treat good lingerie with the tenderness it deserves!
Entertainment Weekly - "..his innate tenderness might triumph if he weren't saddled with the most generic song writing and production that money can buy."
They steaks are carefully selected and aged for tenderness.
If the general tenderness towards animals, based on the principle of ahimsa, or inflicting no injury on sentient beings, be due to Buddhist teaching, that influence must have made itself felt at a comparatively early period, seeing that sentiments of a similar nature are repeatedly urged in the Code of Manu.
When her body ceased convulsing from an orgasm, she'd kissed him with tenderness and asked him how she could make him as happy.
Brady made love to her with passion and tenderness, a combination that made her fall even harder for the side of him that had kept her company for weeks and protected her.
Her heart was in everything she did, and she'd loved him back with both tenderness and passion.
There is such a many-sided richness, such a tenderness, such a poetry, such an originality, such a distinction revealed by the innumerable anecdotes in the memoirs of his disciples, that his personality is brought home to us as one of the most lovable and one of the strongest of men.
Its charm lies in its exquisite accent and its infinite tenderness.
It explains, too, Panin's strange tenderness towards Poland.
Napoleon on the other hand spoke of her in his will with marked tenderness, and both excused and forgave her infidelity to him.
The slave is a member of the family, and is treated with tenderness and affection.
His full-length of Lady Mary Coke is remarkable for the skill and delicacy with which the white satin drapery is managed; while in the portrait of his brown-eyed wife, the eldest daughter of Sir Alexander Lindsay of Evelick, in the Scottish National Gallery, we have a sweetness and tenderness which shows the painter at his highest.
So, too, the blue-and-white porcelain of Hirado, though assisted by exceptional tenderness of sous-pdte color, by milk-white glaze, by great beauty of decorative design, and often by an admirable use of the modelling or graving tool, represents a ceramic achievement palpably below the soft paste kai-pien-yao of King-te-chen.
It cannot be said, indeed, that his cladon shows the velvety richness of surface and tenderness of color that distinguished the old Kuang-yao and Lungchuan-yao of China, or that he has ever essayed the moss-edged crackle of the beautiful Ko-yao.
The magnificent sheen and richness of the pure kin-makie (gold lacquer) are wanting, but in their place we have inimitable tenderness and delicacy.
The count of Angouléme, who was the great-grandson of King Charles V., died in 1496, and Louise watched over her son with passionate tenderness.
His controversies on the Lord's Supper with Luther, and his correspondence with Lelio Sozini (see SocINus), exhibit, in different connexions, his admirable mixture of dignity and tenderness.
There are, of course, as the result, pain and tenderness, and there is often jaundice.
Fors and in Praeterita, will be found passages of tenderness, charm and subtlety which have never been surpassed in our language.
His Breviate of the Life of Mrs Margaret Baxter records the virtues of his wife, and reveals on the part of Baxter a tenderness of nature which might otherwise have been unknown.
No one complains of the civil laws in Exodus or the sacrificial ritual in Leviticus, because they want the fire of Isaiah or the tenderness of Deuteronomy.
The frank bearing, fortitude and self-sacrificing heroism of the best type of the soldierly character find expression in the persons of Achilles, Telamon and Eurypylus; and a dignified and passionate tenderness of feeling makes itself heard in the lyrical utterances of Cassandra and Andromache.
But it is characteristic of his strong nature that, where he does betray any sign of human sympathy or tenderness, it is for those who by their weakness and position are dependent on others for their protection - as for " the peasant boy with the little dog, his playfellow," 1 or for " the home-sick lad from the Sabine highlands, who sighs for his mother whom he has not seen for a long time, and for the little hut and the familiar kids."2 If Juvenal is to be ranked as a great moralist, it is not for his greatness and consistency as a thinker on moral questions.
The bucolic verse of Quita, a hairdresser, has a tenderness and simplicity which challenge comparison with Bernardim Ribeiro, and the Marilia of Gonzaga contains a celebrated collection of bucolic-erotic verse.
Neither Leonardo's genius nor his noble manners could soften the rude and taunting temper of the younger man, whose style as an artist, nevertheless, in subjects both of tenderness and terror, underwent at this time a profound modification from Leonardo's example.
He had four small children, and among them a daughter who was blind, and whom he loved with peculiar tenderness.
In 1874 he published his last great romance, the tragic and historic poem in prose called Quatrevingt-treize; a work as rich in thought, in tenderness, in wisdom and in humour and in pathos, as ever was cast into the mould of poetry or of fiction.
Child as I was, I at once felt the tenderness and sympathy which endeared Dr. Bell to so many hearts, as his wonderful achievements enlist their admiration.
I don't think she has any special tenderness for them--I have never seen her caress them; but she dresses and undresses them many times during the day and handles them exactly as she has seen her mother and the nurse handle her baby sister.
Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy.
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.
What meant still more to him was that he sought and did not find in himself the former tenderness for his son which he had hoped to reawaken by caressing the boy and taking him on his knee.
The passionate tenderness with which his mother received him did not please the sixteen-year-old officer.
Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
As mentioned previously, it is touted for its effectiveness for soothing symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopause and breast tenderness associated with PMS.
For true romantics, however, love scenes capture a tenderness that is hard to ignore.
Vitamin E may reduce breast tenderness, nervous tension, fatigue, and insomnia.
There may be large amounts of pus-like discharge, and symptoms may include intolerance to light (photophobia), watery mucus discharge, and tenderness in the lymph nodes near the ear that may persist for up to three months.
Symptoms include jaundice, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, tenderness in the right upper abdomen, aching muscles, and joint pain.
Bones and joints are examined for motion and tenderness.
Signs of infection include leakage of pus from the blisters or excessive redness, warmth, tenderness, or swelling around the blisters.
In most cases, there is no pain or tenderness associated with this disease, although sometimes persons affected complain of difficulty in swallowing, as if they had a lump in the throat.
In children, cystitis causes pain and tenderness in the lower abdomen, frequent urination, blood in the urine, and fever.
The most common minor side effects are nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping or bloating, breast pain, tenderness or swelling, swollen ankles or feet, tiredness, and acne.
Children who get the meningitis vaccine may have mild side effects, such as tenderness, redness, or a painful lump on the skin at the injection site; symptoms usually last one to two days.
In males past the age of puberty, side effects include increased urinary frequency, breast tenderness and enlargement, and frequent erections.
The pain associated with PMS is generally related to breast tenderness and abdominal bloating, rather than a lower abdominal cramping pain.
Women should expect respect, equality, and tenderness.
Dear John,You are the most fortunate man on the planet, for you receive a Dear John letter anytime someone writes to you, but you are luckier still because my Dear John letters are unmatched in their love, appreciation and tenderness.
They offer romance, tenderness and strength of character.
Tenderloin is prized for its tenderness, which also makes it a fairly expensive cut of meat.
He also studied the chemistry of combustion and of respiration, and made experiments in physiology, where, however, he was hampered by the "tenderness of his nature" which kept him from anatomical dissections, especially of living animals, though he knew them to be "most instructing."
In addition to the local pain and tenderness, there is a high temperature accompanied with shiverings or occasional rigors, the patient becoming daily more thin and miserable.
On her monument at Bromley he placed an inscription extolling the charms of her person and of her manners; and when, long after her decease, he had occasion to mention her, he exclaimed with a tenderness half ludicrous, half pathetic, "Pretty creature !"
Thesiger ashore to the crown prince of Denmark (then regent of the kingdom), to say that unless he was allowed to take possession of the hulks which had surrendered he would be compelled to burn them, a course which he deprecated on the ground of humanity and his tenderness of "the brothers of the English the Danes."
No doubt there must have been some kind of foundation for Pirkheimer's charges; and it is to be noted that neither in Darer's early correspondence with this intimate friend, nor anywhere in his journals, does he use any expressions of tenderness or affection for his wife, only speaking of her as his housemate and of her helping in the sale of his prints,&c. That he took her with him on his journey to the Netherlands shows at any rate that there can have been no acute estrangement.
At that moment of emotional tenderness young Nicholas' face, which resembled his father's, affected Pierre so much that when he had kissed the boy he got up quickly, took out his handkerchief, and went to the window.