unkind

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adjective un·kind \-ˈkīnd\

Definition of unkind

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

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

unkindness

play \-ˈkīn(d)-nəs\ noun

Examples of unkind in a sentence

  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


UNKIND Defined for English Language Learners

unkind

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adjective un·kind \-ˈkīnd\

Definition of unkind for English Language Learners

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


UNKIND Defined for Kids

unkind

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adjective un·kind \ˌən-ˈkīnd\

Definition of unkind for Students

unkinder

unkindest

  1. :  not kind or sympathetic <an unkind remark>

unkindly

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unkindness

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