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kindness

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noun kind·ness \ˈkīn(d)-nəs\

Simple Definition of kindness

  • : the quality or state of being kind

  • : a kind act

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of kindness

  1. 1 :  a kind deed :  favor

  2. 2 a :  the quality or state of being kind b archaic :  affection

Examples of kindness in a sentence

  1. We thanked her for her many kindnesses.

  2. You would be doing me a great kindness if you agreed to help.



13th Century

First Known Use of kindness

13th century

Rhymes with kindness



KINDNESS Defined for Kids

kindness

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noun kind·ness \ˈkīnd-nəs\

Definition of kindness for Students

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being gentle and considerate <She helped them out of kindness.>

  2. 2 :  a kind deed :  favor <You'd be doing me a great kindness by staying.>





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