(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. kind, sympathetic. See care.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. softhearted, tender, humane; see humane 1 , kind 1 , merciful 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
tender, loving, kind, compassionate, sympathetic, caring, warm, understanding, supportive, sweet, considerate.
ANT.: coldhearted, brutal, cruel, uncaring
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Of a kindly, considerate character: gentle, mild, soft, softhearted, tender1. See KIND.

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