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kind·ly

kindly

 
 
pronunciation:
kaInd li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
take kindly to
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: kindlier, kindliest
definition 1: showing or having kindness.
A kindly neighbor helped her up after she'd fallen.She was kindly to all the students in her class and generously gave them extra help after school.Although she was fearful, she was always kindly toward strangers.
antonyms:
atrocious, barbed, unkind, unkindly, vicious
similar words:
benevolent, friendly, good, warm-hearted
definition 2: being of a mild or caring disposition.
He was a kindly man who never judged anyone unfairly.
antonyms:
acrid, unkind, unkindly
similar words:
charitable, good, kind, warm-hearted
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part of speech: adverb
inflections: kindlier, kindliest
definition 1: in a cordial or kind manner.
antonyms:
ill, unkindly
similar words:
well
definition 2: please.
Would you kindly help me?
phrase: take kindly to