how to pronounce tenderness


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The above transcription of tenderness is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tenderness is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of tenderness in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… morning instant coffee and tenderness i …”

meanings of tenderness


  1. Concern for the feelings or welfare of others.
  2. A tendency to express warm, compassionate feelings.
  3. Pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched.

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