discomfort, mettle, essence, adhesion, nub, pith, adherence, lovingness, incompleteness, partiality, affectionateness, pump, core, kernel, gist, warmness, substance, courtesy, meat, heart, watchfulness, consideration, heart and soul, spunk, irritation, rawness, sum, middle, philia, nerve, inclination, center, eye, ticker, union, warmheartedness, care, tenderheartedness, esteem, centre, fancy, estimation, bosom, soreness, softheartedness, nitty-gritty, marrow, inexperience, inwardness, spirit
love (part of speech: noun)
devotion, passion, amorousness, fondness, faithfulness, love, desire, attachment, liking, adoration, intimacy, friendliness, infatuation, affection, worship, romance, kinship, sentimentality, idolization, crush, communion, oneness, endearment
affection (part of speech: noun)
mildness (part of speech: noun)
geniality, moderation, easiness, benevolence, liberalness, acceptance, gentleness, mildness, open-mindedness, insipidity, meekness, permissiveness, laxity, kindness, libertarianism, charity, latitude, lenience, tolerance, peaceableness, amiability, forbearance, benignity, liberality, moderateness, softness, cordiality, broad-mindedness, sweetness, quietness, evenness, liberty, clemency
pity (part of speech: noun)
sensitivity (part of speech: noun)
- Then the soldier arranged his pillow with a mother's tenderness, gave him his medicine, and kissed him on the forehead. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- We, of course, have wonderfully improved, and yet I have a tenderness for the old meeting- house. - "The Religious Life of London", J. Ewing Ritchie.
- This sounded sincere, but it was unthinkable that she should feel any tenderness for the man, and he must be made to understand. - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.