Hyphenation of gentle

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word gentle? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of gentle:

Cause to be more favorably inclined
Gain the good will of She managed to mollify the angry customer
Give a title to someone
Make someone a member of the nobility
Stroke soothingly
Soft and mild
Not harsh or stern or severe A gentle reprimand A vein of gentle irony Poked gentle fun at him
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
Quiet and soothing
A gentle voice A gentle nocturne
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
Easily handled or managed
A gentle old horse
Docile and obedient
Having little impact
An easy pat on the shoulder Gentle rain A gentle breeze A soft (or light) tapping at the window
Marked by moderate steepness
An easy climb A gentle slope

Synonyms of gentle:

adj mild
adj kind
adj soft
adj aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, patrician, noble
adj docile, tame, tamed
adj easy, soft, light
adj easy, gradual
verb pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gruntle, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
verb ennoble, entitle, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
verb pet

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