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Easily affected emotionally by other people's distress or by criticism:‘the tender-minded neurotic swallows the whole theory’‘he wrote tolerantly of administrative massacres, no doubt to irritate the tender-minded’
- ‘Would you call yourself tough-minded or tender-minded?’
- ‘Soft revolutionists are close to the tender-minded position of the rationalist.’
- ‘All of this may give a certain amount of comfort to those who are tender-minded.’
- ‘Your recent comment was uncharacteristically tender-minded.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.