What does kindly mean?

Definitions for kindly
ˈkaɪnd likind·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-heartedadjective

    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. kindlyadverb

    pleasant and agreeable

    "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"

  3. kindlyadverb

    in a kind manner or out of kindness

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

Wiktionary

  1. kindlyadverb

    In a kind manner, out of kindness.

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

  2. kindlyadverb

    in a favourable way.

  3. kindlyadverb

    Please; .

  4. kindlyadverb

    With kind acceptance; .

  5. kindlyadjective

    Having a kind personality.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindlynoun

    according to the kind or nature; natural

  2. Kindlynoun

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

  3. Kindlynoun

    favorable; mild; gentle; auspicious; beneficent

  4. Kindlyadverb

    naturally; fitly

  5. Kindlyadverb

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

  6. Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. kindlyadverb

    In a kind manner.

    They kindly help their neighbours when it is necessary and vital.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 2020  

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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

Examples of kindly in a Sentence

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    We do not take kindly to these threats, nor will we be intimidated.

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  3. Henry Tuckerman:

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

  4. Ludwig van Beethoven:

    I wish you all the good and charm that life can offer. Think of me kindly, and rest assured that no one would more rejoice to hear of your happiness.

  5. Kasetsart University:

    King Maha Vajiralongkorn kindly wished that Khun Thong Daeng's lineage be extended so that the people may remember late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Khun Thong Daeng.

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