Definition: softhearted, sympathetic affection; easily moved to love or pity; compassionate; tender-minded; tender-souled

Saying: Tenderness can melt a heart.

• There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate. — Robert Lee Frost (1874-1963) American poet
• The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon those who have reverence for Him and his righteousness even to our children’s children. The Lord is gracious and full of compassion. The Lord is good to all, and his tender mercies are over all his creation; he heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. — Psalm (103.17) Judaism