Definition of kindliness
1 : the quality or state of being kindly
2 : a kindly deed
Examples of kindliness in a Sentence
was touched by the kindliness of his neighbors, who voluntarily took care of his dog while he was in the hospital
as a result of her kindliness, several poor families have the makings for a Thanksgiving feast
Recent Examples of kindliness from the Web
Mr. McCartney was the exception, radiating aw-shucks kindliness and preaching heartfelt peace and love in many of his songs.
Grandpa is hung-over, grandma has run out of kindliness, Mom has post-traumatic hostess stress.
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