the sort of newspaper dealing in sensational stories
nature may imply inherent, essential resemblance rather than obvious or superficial likenesses.
two problems of a similar nature
description implies a group marked by agreement in all details belonging to a type as described or defined.
not all acts of that description are actually illegal
character implies a group marked by distinctive likenesses peculiar to the type.
research on the subject so far has been of an elementary character
hawks and other birds of that kind
In this city, you'll find many kinds of people.
I like to try different kinds of food.
She described the color as a kind of red.
I think he's an accountant, financial adviser, or something of that kind. Adjective
A kind old woman took the cat in and nursed it back to health.
It was very kind of you to show me the way.
Thank you for your kind words. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
For a limited time, thousands of one-of-a-kind products are up to 60% off and ready to impress any Secret Santa giftee or person who has everything on your list.
Jake Smith And
Talia Abbas, Glamour, 26 Nov. 2022 The one-of-a-kind, independent hotels cater to travelers who prize unique, bespoke experiences.
Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 23 Nov. 2022 The Aera Diffuser is one-of-a-kind in that it’s an essential oil diffuser controlled entirely by smartphone app.
Rebecca Norris Updated, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2022 The tour will also feature a silent auction with holiday baskets and one-of-a-kind items.San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2022 At Kaori, the new incense room within the Japanese store and restaurant Ogata Paris, Gaia Repossi embarks on a one-of-a-kind sensory journey.
Alice Cavanagh, New York Times, 21 Nov. 2022 Artists create one-of-a-kind ornaments for the Winter Wonderland Ornament Spectacular.The Courier-Journal, 21 Nov. 2022 The owners of one-of-a-kind shops and stores invite you in to sample their wares in this new series.cleveland, 20 Nov. 2022 These are some of the people behind the art that will be for sale at several holiday art markets in the next few weeks — events designed to offer unusual, one-of-a-kind gift possibilities for holiday gift-giving.
Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 Nov. 2022
Pyle was remembered as a generous and kind person, a mother who had wedding plans in the near future.Anchorage Daily News, 27 Nov. 2022 Pyle, 52, was remembered as a generous and kind person, a mother who had wedding plans in the near future.
Tyneka Johnson, CBS News, 25 Nov. 2022 Pyle was remembered as a generous and kind person, a mother who had wedding plans in the near future.
Claire Thornton And Paul Bibeau, USA TODAY, 24 Nov. 2022 He’s so talented, so professional, so egoless and just a really kind person.
Brent Lang, Variety, 23 Nov. 2022 Ethan Chapin was a kind and loyal person that his mother will miss intensely.
Christina Zdanowicz, Sara Smart And Eric Levenson, CNN, 18 Nov. 2022 And as Robin, McDonald appears to be a kind and gentle-natured husband, but there’s an unpredictable mean streak lurking underneath.
Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Nov. 2022 Luckily, Big Lil appeared as kind and forgiving as Ruby.
Jordan Calhoun, Men's Health, 2 Nov. 2022 Many collectors were kind and accepting, and some were vocally against poaching.
Brian Howey, WIRED, 20 Oct. 2022 See More
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Noun and Adjective
Middle English kinde, from Old English cynd; akin to Old English cynn kin
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 4a