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Synonyms for gentle

Synonyms for gentle

of a kindly, considerate character

free from severity or violence, as in movement

of small intensity

easily managed or handled

not steep or abrupt

to train to live with and be of use to people

to make (an animal) docile

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stroke soothingly

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soft and mild

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having or showing a kindly or tender nature

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quiet and soothing

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belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

easily handled or managed

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having little impact

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marked by moderate steepness

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He is the sweetest, gentlest guy I have ever come across and a lovely lover.
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Up until she got the ring on her finger she was the sweetest, gentlest woman imaginable.
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