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kindliness

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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

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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

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The first known use of kindliness was in the 15th century

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“Kindliness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kindliness. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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