Definition for Gentle (-est)

gentle (-est), adj. [OFr 'high born, noble' < L. gens, race, family.]

  1. Mild; soft; peaceable; courteous; affectionate; loving; romantic.
  2. Noble; dignified; honorable; respected.
  3. Soothing; pacific; polite; thoughtful.
  4. Easy; quiet; subdued; muted; unassuming; low-key.
  5. Doable; achievable; not harsh; free from severity.
  6. Kind; tender.

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