the milk of human kindness

Definition of the milk of human kindness


  1. :  kind feelings or behavior toward other people He was filled with the milk of human kindness.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a fluid secreted by the mammary glands of females for the nourishment of their young

    :  milk from an animal and especially a cow used as food by people

    :  a food product produced from seeds or fruit that resembles and is used similarly to cow's milk

  1. :  to draw milk from the breasts or udder of

    :  suckle

    :  to draw (milk) from the breast or udder

  1. :  giving milk

    :  bred or suitable primarily for milk production

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of humans (see 2human)

    :  consisting of humans

    :  having human form or attributes

  1. :  a bipedal primate mammal (Homo sapiens) :  a person :  man

    :  hominid

  1. :  a kind deed :  favor

    :  the quality or state of being kind

    :  affection

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