tender (adj.)
thoughtful, considerate, solicitous
3H6 IV.vi.66[King to Somerset] what youth is that, / Of whom you seem to have such tender care?
Cym V.v.87[Lucius to Cymbeline, of disguised Innogen] never master had / A page ... / So tender over his occasions
WT II.iii.127[Paulina to all, of Leontes] You that are thus so tender o'er his follies / Will never do him good
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