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Spanish translation of “tender”

tender

adjective /ˈtendə/
soft; not hard or tough
tierno
The meat is tender.
sore; painful when touched
sensible, delicado; dolorido
His injured leg is still tender.
loving; gentle
tierno, afectuoso
She had a tender heart.
tenderness noun
ternura
the tenderness of her feelings for him.
tenderly adverb in a loving and gentle manner
tiernamente
He kissed her tenderly.
tender-hearted adjective kind and sympathetic; easily made to feel pity
bondadoso; compasivo
a tender-hearted man.
tender-heartedness noun
bondad; naturaleza compasiva
(Definition of tender from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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