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  • EN [ ˈdʒentl]
  • US [ ˈdʒentl]

English definition


  • 1. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;

    • "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
  • 2. give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

  • 3. stroke soothingly


  • 1. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe;

    • "a gentle reprimand"
    • "a vein of gentle irony"
    • "poked gentle fun at him"
  • 2. having or showing a kindly or tender nature;

    • "the gentle touch of her hand"
    • "her gentle manner was comforting"
    • "a gentle sensitive nature"
    • "gentle blue eyes"
  • 3. quiet and soothing;

    • "a gentle voice"
    • "a gentle nocturne"
  • 4. belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy;

    • "an aristocratic family"
    • "aristocratic Bostonians"
    • "aristocratic government"
    • "a blue family"
    • "blue blood"
    • "the blue-blooded aristocracy"
    • "of gentle blood"
    • "patrician landholders of the American South"
    • "aristocratic bearing"
    • "aristocratic features"
    • "patrician tastes"
  • 5. easily handled or managed;

    • "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"
  • 6. having little impact;

    • "an easy pat on the shoulder"
    • "gentle rain"
    • "a gentle breeze"
    • "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
  • 7. marked by moderate steepness;

    • "an easy climb"
    • "a gentle slope"

Example sentences

  • A gentle wind disturbed the surface of the water.

  • He is a man of gentle mould.

  • A gentle breeze is freely blowing.

  • The wind is gentle and the sun radiant.

  • Being gentle and cultivated is just a scholar's attitude.

  • You don't expect to hear such bad language from the gentle sex.

  • Brooks saluted his new wife with a gentle kiss.

  • He touched the delicate petals with gentle fingers.

  • A gentle current carried them slowly offshore.

  • The spring wind is gentle and caressing.

  • The river is broad and gentle.

  • Although a vicious hunter, the lioness was as gentle as a dove when playing with her cubs.

  • You must be gentle when holding a little baby.

  • She looked small and gentle and altogether charming.

  • She is gentle in touch, manner, and voice.

  • They talked to each other in gentle , dreamy voices.

  • His mouth looked deceptively gentle.

  • Our new teacher is gentle towards us.

  • He is very kind [ gentle ] towards his neighbours.

  • a quiet and gentle man

  • a gentle shampoo for frequent washing

  • The blustery winds of spring had dropped to a gentle breeze.

  • His gentle manner and honeyed tones reassured Andrew.

  • He was a very gentle boy at heart.

  • He was a gentle, sensitive, lovable man who will be missed by a host of friends.

  • Andy was a humble, courteous and gentle man.

  • Margaret took me to one side, holding my arm in a gentle caress.

Synonym discrimination

  • gentle, mild, soft, tender, moderate


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