Definitions for kindnessˈkaɪnd nɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the state or quality of being kind.
a kind act; favor.
friendly feeling; liking.
Origin of kindness:
the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
tendency to be kind and forgiving
a kind act
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
generosity or caring
an act of kindness; his kindness toward people he doesn't know; She showed great kindness.
The state of being kind.
An instance of kind or charitable behaviour.
the state or quality of being kind, in any of its various senses; manifestation of kind feeling or disposition beneficence
a kind act; an act of good will; as, to do a great kindness
Kindness is the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions. Research has shown that acts of kindness does not only benefit receivers of the kind act, but also the giver, as a result of the release of neurotransmitters responsible for feelings of contentment and relaxation when such acts are committed.
Translations for kindness
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the quality of being kind
I'll never forget her kindness; Thank you for all your kindness.
- bondadePortuguese (BR)
- die FreundlichkeitGerman
- venlighed; godhedDanish
- bondad, amabilidadSpanish
- दयालुता, कृपाHindi
- kebaikan hatiIndonesian
- góðvild, elskulegheitIcelandic
- vriendelijkheid, goedheidDutch
- vennlighet, elskverdighet, velviljeNorwegian
- ،عشق،همكارىوشفقت محبتPersian
- iyilik, nezaketTurkish
- 親切，好意Chinese (Trad.)
- доброта; доброзичливістьUkrainian
- sự tốt bụngVietnamese
- 亲切，仁慈，好意Chinese (Simp.)
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