Definition of gentleness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdʒentlnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒentlnəs//
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  1. 1the quality of being calm and kind She will be remembered for her kindness and gentleness.
  2. 2the quality of doing things in a quiet and careful way the gentleness of his touch
  3. 3the quality in weather or temperature of not being strong or extreme the gentleness of the breeze
  4. 4the quality of not being steep the gentleness of the slope