Definitions for kindlyˈkaɪnd li

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kindly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted(adj)

    showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

    "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"

  2. kindly(adverb)

    pleasant and agreeable

    "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"

  3. kindly(adverb)

    in a kind manner or out of kindness

    "He spoke kindly to the boy"; "she kindly overlooked the mistake"

Wiktionary

  1. kindly(Adverb)

    In a kind manner, out of kindness.

    He kindly offered to take us to the station in his car.

  2. kindly(Adverb)

    in a favourable way.

  3. kindly(Adverb)

    Please; .

  4. kindly(Adverb)

    With kind acceptance; .

  5. kindly(Adjective)

    Having a kind personality.

    A kindly old man sits on the park bench every afternoon feeding pigeons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindly(noun)

    according to the kind or nature; natural

  2. Kindly(noun)

    humane; congenial; sympathetic; hence, disposed to do good to; benevolent; gracious; kind; helpful; as, kindly affections, words, acts, etc

  3. Kindly(noun)

    favorable; mild; gentle; auspicious; beneficent

  4. Kindly(adverb)

    naturally; fitly

  5. Kindly(adverb)

    in a kind manner; congenially; with good will; with a disposition to make others happy, or to oblige

  6. Origin: [AS. cyndelic. See Kind, n. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kindly

    kīnd′li, adj. natural: benevolent: (orig.) belonging to the kind or race.—n. Kind′liness.—adv. Kind′ly.—adj. Kind′ly-nā′tured.—Kindly tenant (Scot.), a tenant of the same stock as his landlord, or who held his lands in succession, from father to son, for several generations.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kindly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kindly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bellamy Brooks:

    Egotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.

  2. Henry Tuckerman:

    To impress others we must be earnest; to amuse them, it is only necessary to be kindly and fanciful.

  3. Socrates:

    Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

  4. Socrates:

    Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

  5. Thomas Bailey Aldrich:

    To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • amablementCatalan, Valencian
  • dobrosrdečný, mile, laskavý, laskavě, vlídně, srdečněCzech
  • venligst, venligDanish
  • freundlicherweise, Bitte, liebenswürdig, freundlichGerman
  • bondadosamente, agradable, bondadosoSpanish
  • ystävällisesti, mukava, hyväntahtoisesti, ystävällinen, hyväntahtoinenFinnish
  • gentillement, veuillez, aimablement, gentimentFrench
  • gentilmente, volete, per piacereItalian
  • vriendelijk, beminnelijkDutch
  • uprzejmiePolish
  • amável, gentil, agradávelPortuguese
  • добродушно, добрый, благожелательноRussian
  • nazikçeTurkish
  • люб'язноUkrainian
  • amiståvmint, binamêymint, s' i vs plaitWalloon

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