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1. kindness

noun. ['ˈkaɪndnəs'] tendency to be kind and forgiving.

Synonyms

  • forgivingness
  • mercifulness

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • kind (English)
  • cynde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Kindness

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How do you pronounce kindness?

Pronounce kindness as ˈkaɪndnəs.

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Example sentences of the word kindness


1. Noun, singular or mass
The thank you could be for an act of kindness.

Quotes containing the word kindness


1. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
- Lao Tzu

2. Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

3. Michael Pollan is a champion. In all ways. A man of great integrity, humor, and common sense and kindness.
- Maira Kalman

2. loving-kindness

noun. tender kindness motivated by a feeling of affection.

Antonyms

  • thoughtlessness

3. kindness

noun. ['ˈkaɪndnəs'] a kind act.

Synonyms

  • endearment
  • action
  • benefaction
  • consideration
  • favour
  • benevolence
  • pardon
  • thoughtfulness
  • benignity
  • favor
  • cupboard love

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation
  • stabilization

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • kind (English)
  • cynde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. kindness

noun. ['ˈkaɪndnəs'] the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic.

Synonyms

  • good
  • generosity
  • unkind
  • loving-kindness
  • consideration
  • generousness
  • goodness
  • kind
  • thoughtfulness
  • considerateness

Antonyms

  • inconsideration
  • unkindness
  • evil
  • evilness
  • kind
  • unkind
  • stinginess

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • kind (English)
  • cynde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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