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Correct spelling for the English word "gentle" is [dʒ_ˈɛ_n_t_əl], [d͡ʒˈɛntə͡l], [d‍ʒˈɛntə‍l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of GENTLE

  1. jen'tl, adj. well-born: mild and refined in manners: mild in disposition: amiable: soothing: moderate: gradual.--v.t. (Shak.) to make gentle.--n. (obs.) a person of good family: (Shak.) a trained falcon: the larva of the flesh-fly, used as a bait in angling.--n. GENTILESSE', the quality of being gentle, courtesy.--v.t. GEN'TILISE, to raise to the class of gentleman.--n. GENTIL'ITY, good birth or extraction: good breeding: politeness of manners: genteel people: marks of gentility.--n.pl. GEN'TLEFOLK, people of good family.--adj. GEN'TLE-HEART'ED, having a gentle or kind disposition.--n. GEN'TLEHOOD, position or character attaching to gentle birth.--n. GEN'TLENESS.--adv. GENT'LY.--n. GEN'TRICE, gentle birth, courtesy.--GENTLE READER, courteous reader, an old-fashioned phrase common in the prefaces of books.--THE GENTLE CRAFT, a phrase used to specify shoe-making, also angling; THE GENTLE (or GENTLER) SEX, women in general as opposed to the stern or sterner sex. [Fr.,--L. gentilis. See GENTEEL.]

Common Misspellings for GENTLE

Below is the list of 375 misspellings for the word "gentle".

Usage Examples for GENTLE

  1. Do the gentle mothers whose hands rule the world declare in favor of these things?" - "In Times Like These" by Nellie L. McClung
  2. " Well, do it gentle, mind," said the fond husband. - "Ship's Company, The Entire Collection" by W.W. Jacobs
  3. " I ought not to have worried you to- day," he said, suddenly gentle. - "Mary Wollaston" by Henry Kitchell Webster
  4. However that might be, he was glad to think he knew the reason of it all, and he resolved that he would be more gentle and forebearing with her. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" by Robert Tressell
  5. So soft and gentle like, ' I said, which pleased her, I could see. - "Nurse Heatherdale's Story" by Mary Louisa Molesworth

Conjugate verb Gentle

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have gentled
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I would have gentle
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CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

I would have been gentling
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CONDITIONAL PRESENT

I would gentle
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CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

I would be gentling
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FUTURE

I will gentle
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FUTURE CONTINUOUS

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FUTURE PERFECT

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FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been gentling
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IMPERATIVE

you gentle
we let´s gentle

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to gentle

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was gentling
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PAST PARTICIPLE

gentled

PAST PERFECT

I had gentled
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PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been gentling
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PRESENT

I gentle
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PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am gentling
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PRESENT PARTICIPLE

gentling

PRESENT PERFECT

I have gentled
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PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been gentling
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PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it gentle

SIMPLE PAST

I gentled
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