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Noun: gentleness  jen-t(u)l-nus
  1. The property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
    - gradualness
  2. Acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
    "his fingers have learned gentleness";
    - softness, mildness

Type of: gradient, manner, personal manner, slope

Antonym: abruptness

Encyclopedia: Gentleness