Synonyms of gentle


1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still

usage: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

2. ennoble, gentle, entitle, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate

usage: give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

3. gentle, pet

usage: stroke soothingly


1. gentle, soft, mild (vs. intense)

usage: soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him"

2. gentle, kind (vs. unkind)

usage: 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. gentle, soft (vs. loud)

usage: quiet and soothing; "a gentle voice"; "a gentle nocturne"

4. aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician, noble (vs. lowborn)

usage: 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. docile, gentle, tame (vs. wild), tamed

usage: easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"

6. easy, gentle, soft, light (vs. heavy)

usage: having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

7. easy, gentle, gradual (vs. steep)

usage: marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"

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Definition and meaning of gentle (Dictionary)