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kindness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of kindness

  1. 1 an act of kind assistance what a kindness to allow us to use your car for the funeral Synonyms of kindness benevolence, boon, courtesy, grace, indulgence, favor, mercy, service, turnWords Related to kindness dispensation, waiver; advantage, benefit, blessing, godsend, manna; liberty, license (or licence), privilegeNear Antonyms of kindness hindrance, hurdle, impediment, interference, obstacle

  2. 2 the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune out of the kindness of your heart, would you at least consider adopting this stray cat? Synonyms of kindness bigheartedness, charity, commiseration, compassion, feeling, good-heartedness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, heart, largeheartedness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, sympathy, warmheartednessWords Related to kindness feelings, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humaneness, humanism, humanitarianism, philanthropyNear Antonyms of kindness callousness, coldness, disinterest, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms of kindness coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, inhumanity, inhumanness, mercilessness, pitilessness

  3. 3 sympathetic concern for the well-being of others with touching kindness, the couple offered the stranded tourists a place to stay for the night Synonyms of kindness beneficence, benevolence, benignity, compassionateness, good-heartedness, humaneness, kindheartedness, kindliness, benignancy, softheartedness, tenderheartedness, tenderness, warmheartednessWords Related to kindness 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 kindness mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness; inconsiderateness, insensitivity, thoughtlessness; grimness, harshness, severity, sternness, toughness; hatefulness, malevolence, maliciousness, meanness, spitefulness, virulence, vitriolAntonyms of kindness barbarity, barbarousness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, callousness, cold-bloodedness, cruelty, hard-heartedness, heartlessness, inhumanity, insensateness, savageness, savagery, unfeelingness, unkindliness, unkindness



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