What does the word gentle mean?

Usage examples for gentle

  1. The old man is gentle, though, and you couldn't have any fear, I suppose," Joe suggested. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  2. Marya's gentle voice was then heard through the door. – The Daughter of the Commandant by Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
  3. I- I know you will be as gentle- But she could not finish her sentence. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood