kindliness

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

kind·li·ness

noun \ˈkīn(d)-lē-nəs\

Definition of KINDLINESS

1
:  the quality or state of being kindly
2
:  a kindly deed

Examples of KINDLINESS

  1. <was touched by the kindliness of his neighbors, who voluntarily took care of his dog while he was in the hospital>
  2. <as a result of her kindliness, several poor families have the makings for a Thanksgiving feast>

First Known Use of KINDLINESS

15th century

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