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unkind

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adjective un·kind \-ˈkīnd\

Simple Definition of unkind

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unkind

  1. 1 :  not pleasing or mild :  inclement <an unkind climate>

  2. 2 :  lacking in kindness or sympathy :  harsh, cruel

unkindness play \-ˈkīn(d)-nəs\ noun

Examples of unkind in a sentence

  1. It was unkind of you not to invite her.

  2. How could you be so unkind?



13th Century

First Known Use of unkind

13th century


UNKIND Defined for Kids

unkind

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adjective un·kind \ˌən-ˈkīnd\

Definition of unkind for Students

unkinderunkindest

  1. :  not kind or sympathetic <an unkind remark>

unkindly adverb
unkindness noun



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