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Line breaks: ten|dresse
Pronunciation: /tɒ̃ˈdrɛs/

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(also tendre /ˈtɒ̃dr(ə)/)

Definition of tendresse in English:


[in singular]
A feeling of fondness or love: the local grande dame for whom George had a tendresse



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