Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition (adjective)
Soft and mild rather than hard or severe (adjective)
Docile and easily managed (adjective)
Gradual rather than steep or sudden (adjective)
Polite and respectful rather than rude (adjective)
to become gentle (verb)
to ennoble (verb)
to break; to tame; to domesticate (verb)
To soothe; to calm. (verb)
A person of high birth. (noun)
A maggot used as bait by anglers (noun)
Examples of word gentle
And as, in this battle of thoughts, those which spoke for her won the victory, it seemed to me becoming to address her, and I said this sonnet, which begins, 'A gentle thought '; and I called it _gentle_ because I was speaking to a gentle lady, -- but otherwise it was most vile.
"In this sense the true lover need not be a _gentleman_ but he must be a _gentle man_, loving not by genteel code of caste but by gentle code of character."
III. iv.76 (474,6) Ere human statute purg'd the gentle weal] The _gentle weal_, is, the _peaceable community_, the state made quiet and safe by
We refer to the term gentle discipline with our children but how does one do that with a puppy?
MANSFIELD: George was what we called the gentle Beatle.