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kind1

 
pronunciation:
kaInd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: kinder, kindest
definition 1: helpful and good-natured; benevolent.
A kind neighbor took care of her and her pets while she was ill.It was very kind of you to help me move all those boxes.This shelter has a reputation for being very kind to the animals that they take in.
synonyms:
benevolent, benign, decent, gentle, good, good-hearted, kindly
antonyms:
acerbic, harsh, malicious, malign, mean, unkind, venomous
similar words:
altruistic, charitable, compassionate, considerate, friendly, good-natured, gracious, helpful, merciful, mild, nice, obliging, sweet, warm-hearted
definition 2: showing understanding or sympathy.
She heard many kind words about her husband after he passed away.The victims of the flood appreciated all the kind gifts they received from the community.
synonyms:
compassionate, gracious, merciful, sympathetic
antonyms:
callous, inconsiderate, sharp, steely, tart, unkind
similar words:
considerate, good, thoughtful, understanding, warm-hearted
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