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unkind

adjective un·kind \-ˈkīnd\

: not friendly, pleasant, helpful, etc. : not kind

Full Definition of UNKIND

1
:  not pleasing or mild :  inclement <an unkind climate>
2
:  lacking in kindness or sympathy :  harsh, cruel
un·kind·ness \-ˈkīn(d)-nəs\ noun
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Examples of UNKIND

  1. It was unkind of you not to invite her.
  2. How could you be so unkind?

First Known Use of UNKIND

13th century
UNKIND Defined for Kids

unkind

adjective un·kind \ˌən-ˈkīnd\
un·kind·erun·kind·est

Definition of UNKIND for Kids

:  not kind or sympathetic <an unkind remark>
un·kind·ly adverb
un·kind·ness noun

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