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unkind

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adjective un·kind \-ˈkīnd\

Simple Definition of unkind

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

Full Definition of unkind

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

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

un·kind·ness play \-ˈkīn(d)-nəs\ noun

Examples of unkind

  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


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