kill (someone) with kindness

Definition of kill (someone) with kindness

  1. :  to cause discomfort to someone by treating him or her in a way that is extremely kind or helpful Instead of returning the insult, you might try killing her with kindness.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to deprive of life :  cause the death of

    :  to slaughter (an animal) for food

    :  to convert a food animal into (a kind of meat) by slaughtering

  1. :  an act or instance of killing

    :  a decisive act that conclusively secures something (such as a deal or win)

    :  something killed: such as

  1. :  channel, creek

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  a kind deed :  favor

    :  the quality or state of being kind

    :  affection

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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