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kind1

kind1

 
pronunciation:
kaInd
part of speech: adjective
inflections: kinder, kindest
definition 1: helpful and good-natured; benevolent.
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.
synonyms:
compassionate, gracious, merciful, sympathetic
antonyms:
callous, inconsiderate, sharp, steely, tart, unkind
similar words:
considerate, good, thoughtful, understanding, warm-hearted