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Pronunciation of Gently: Learn how to pronounce Gently in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word gentle:

adjective (gentler, gentlest)
1having or showing a mild, kind, or tender temperament or character:
a gentle, sensitive man
her gentle voice
2moderate in action, effect, or degree; not strong or violent:
take some gentle exercise
a gentle breeze
(of a slope) gradual:
a gentle embankment
3 archaic (of a person) noble or having the qualities attributed to noble birth; courteous and chivalrous.
make or become gentle:
[no object]:
Cobb’s tone gentled a little
[with object] touch (a person or animal) gently, typically in order to make them calmer or more docile.




Middle English: from Old French gentil ‘high-born, noble’, from Latin gentilis ‘of the same clan’ (see gentile). The original sense was ‘nobly born’, hence ‘courteous, chivalrous’, later ‘mild, moderate in action or disposition’ (mid 16th century)