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kindliness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of kindliness

  1. 1 kindly concern, interest, or support was touched by the kindliness of his neighbors, who voluntarily took care of his dog while he was in the hospital Synonyms of kindliness amity, benevolence, brotherhood, charity, cordiality, cordialness, fellowship, friendliness, friendship, gemütlichkeit, good-fellowship, goodwill, neighborlinessWords Related to kindliness bonhomie, camaraderie, collegiality, community, companionship, company, comradeship; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport, rapprochement; charity, generosity; affinity, communion, empathy, kindness, sympathy, tolerance; altruism, philanthropy, selflessness, unselfishnessNear Antonyms of kindliness disfavor, intolerance; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, hate, hatred, hostility, incivility, malice, rancor; belligerency, quarrelsomeness, querulousnessAntonyms of kindliness ill will, malevolence, venom

  2. 2 the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune as a result of her kindliness, several poor families have the makings for a Thanksgiving feast Synonyms of kindliness bigheartedness, charity, commiseration, compassion, feeling, good-heartedness, humanity, kindheartedness, heart, kindness, largeheartedness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, sympathy, warmheartednessWords Related to kindliness feelings, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humaneness, humanism, humanitarianism, philanthropyNear Antonyms of kindliness callousness, coldness, disinterest, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms of kindliness coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, inhumanity, inhumanness, mercilessness, pitilessness

  3. 3 sympathetic concern for the well-being of others an elderly couple of modest means but infinite kindliness Synonyms of kindliness beneficence, benevolence, benignity, compassionateness, good-heartedness, humaneness, kindheartedness, benignancy, kindness, softheartedness, tenderheartedness, tenderness, warmheartednessWords Related to kindliness attentiveness, considerateness, thoughtfulness; affability, friendliness, good-naturedness, good-temperedness, warmth; graciousness, niceness, pleasantness; clemency, leniency, mercifulness; patience, tolerance, understanding; altruism, charitableness, charity; generosity, greatheartedness, magnanimity, philanthropy, unselfishnessNear Antonyms of kindliness mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness; inconsiderateness, insensitivity, thoughtlessness; grimness, harshness, severity, sternness, toughness; hatefulness, malevolence, maliciousness, meanness, spitefulness, virulence, vitriolAntonyms of kindliness barbarity, barbarousness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, callousness, cold-bloodedness, cruelty, hard-heartedness, heartlessness, inhumanity, insensateness, savageness, savagery, unfeelingness, unkindliness, unkindness


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