What does kindness mean?

Definitions for kindness
ˈkaɪnd nɪskind·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kindness(noun)

    the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic

  2. forgivingness, kindness(noun)

    tendency to be kind and forgiving

  3. kindness, benignity(noun)

    a kind act

Wiktionary

  1. kindness(Noun)

    The state of being kind.

  2. kindness(Noun)

    An instance of kind or charitable behaviour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindness(adj)

    the state or quality of being kind, in any of its various senses; manifestation of kind feeling or disposition beneficence

  2. Kindness(adj)

    a kind act; an act of good will; as, to do a great kindness

Freebase

  1. 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.

Editors Contribution

  1. kindness

    The quality of being kind.

    The kindness shown was so beautiful and made our hearts feel such love towards each other.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

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How to pronounce kindness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kindness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kindness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kindness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of kindness in a Sentence

  1. Scott Adams:

    Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.

  2. Samuel Butler:

    Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Kindness is a tenant is in the house of love.

  4. Margaret Fuller:

    When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that's where they stay.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Love yourself to fill your heart with kindness. Then love others to fill the world with happiness.

Images & Illustrations of kindness

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