1. people have very good manners
The climate was benign, very pleasant and perfect for walking.
benign sky over the moors
a benign tumour
Grandma shook his head in benign amusement.
Tumours, both benign and malignant, of various kinds may occur in the lungs.
the benign influence of pure air
a benign old lady
a benign old lady, benign tumour
Evidence points to the benign power of a social...
Some are generated by happenstance, and those may be benign.
3. not strong or extreme
English word "gentle"(not strong or extreme) occurs in sets:Patryk Unit 8 A VOCABULARY p. 74
He is delicate.
Japanese women tend to look tiny and delicate.
Keeping Mario in a state in which he can throw fireballs is a delicate process; that newfound power sometimes makes one cocky and careless.
Her physical features are small and delicate, but she has an incredibly loud voice!
The moss is a delicate green fur on fallen logs and rocks, I say to myself.
We respond to the delicate beauty of the cherry blossoms in the spring moonlight.
Oil on canvas can never paint a petal so delicate.
Indeed she is young and beautiful, but she is in delicate health.
Although the web looks soft and delicate, it is strong.
Those who are delicate in health are apt to catch a cold when the cold season sets in.
Sometimes you're too delicate about things.
It's a drama where you can enjoy the delicate workings of a woman's mind.
People are sometimes afraid to hold babies because they are so delicate.
The dancers look delicate in their white dresses, but they are really as strong as horses.
English word "gentle"(delicate) occurs in sets:Sprawdzian słówka readingi pt.1
She is gentle.
The soft gentle sunlight beckoned me off to sleep.
A gentle wind made ripples on the surface of the pond.
I'm going with Ken. He is cool, gentle and smart. What's more, he is single!
A camel is a gentle and pleasant tame beast whereof there are plenty in Africa especially in the Deserts of Libya, Numidia and Barbary by which Africans estimate their own wealth.
He seems rough, but at heart he is very gentle.
her gentle voice / a gentle breeze / a gentle, sensitive man
Be gentle with the kittens. They’re very young.
You know, I always hoped somebody gentle and caring might come along.
Ewes bleat to call their lambs, the most gentle and meekest of animals.
Aunt Alexandra managed to smile to Cousin Lily that conveyed a gentle apology to her
It was quite gentle exercise so I wasn’t too tired.
The scenery was gentler, neater, and more ordered than at home.
Being very clever and gentle, this dog is a good companion to me.
English word "gentle"(gentle) occurs in sets:Vocabulary 3
I prefer mild flavours.
She looked at him in mild surprise. mild cheese
Spring brings mild weather after the cold winter.
The winter has been mild this year but according to the forecast there might be some snow
He is so mild in disposition that I have never heard him speak in a loud voice.
An umbrella is useful in a mild rain, but when it rains cats and dogs an umbrella is of little help.
This mild soap won't irritate your skin.
Diarrhoea when reported was mainly mild or moderate in severity.
Doctors say that even mild exercise such as walking is beneficial.
Is it mild?
It’s quite mild by September. The summer heat has gone.
She can't accept even mild criticism of her work.
With a mild, bright night like today, I always feel like going for a stroll at midnight.
English word "gentle"(mild) occurs in sets:review 104 unit 8
7. calm and kind
English word "gentle"(calm and kind) occurs in sets:weather 2, words meaning
8. when you have mild and kind character