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  1. gentleness

    • IPA[ˈjen(t)lnəs]

    美式

    • n.
      the quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered;softness of action or effect; lightness
    • noun: gentleness

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered Michael was admired for his gentleness and tolerance her gentleness of manner
    • 2. softness of action or effect; lightness the gentleness of his touch the gentleness of diffused light
    • the state of having only gradual inclines the gentleness of the terrain
    • 3. archaic a courteous or chivalrous quality attributed to noble birth the gentleness of English civilization is mixed up with barbarities
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    • IPA[ˈdʒɛntlnəs]

    英式

    • n.
      the quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered: Michael was admired for his gentleness and tolerance her gentleness of manner

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