Gentleness and Severity


Gentleness noun - Acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered.
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Synonyms for Gentleness

Severity is an antonym for gentleness.

Nearby Word: gentle


Severity noun - The quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism).
Usage example: even though no one expected the film to be a hit with the critics, the director was taken aback by the severity of the criticism

Gentleness is an antonym for severity.

Nearby Words: severe, sever, severely, severally
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Severity or Gentleness. 2016. Accessed June 05, 2023.
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