What does unkind mean?

Definitions for unkindʌnˈkaɪnd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unkind.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unkind(adj)

    lacking kindness

    "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all"

  2. pitiless, unkind(adj)

    deficient in humane and kindly feelings

Wiktionary

  1. unkind(Adjective)

    Having no race or kindred; childless.

  2. unkind(Adjective)

    Not kind; contrary to nature, or the law of kind or kindred; unnatural.

  3. unkind(Adjective)

    Wanting in kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or the like; cruel; harsh; unjust; ungrateful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unkind(adj)

    having no race or kindred; childless

  2. Unkind(adj)

    not kind; contrary to nature, or the law of kind or kindred; unnatural

  3. Unkind(adj)

    wanting in kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or the like; cruel; harsh; unjust; ungrateful

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unkind

    un-kīnd′, adj. contrary to kind or nature: wanting in kindness: cruel.—n. Unkīnd′liness, want of kindliness.—adj. Unkīnd′ly, contrary to kind or nature: malignant: not kind.—adv. (Milt.) in a manner contrary to kind or nature: in an unkindly manner: cruelly.—n. Unkīnd′ness, want of kindness or affection: cruelty.—adj. Unkin′dred (obs.), not related.—adv. Unkin′dredly.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unkind in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unkind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 1600:

    Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

  2. The Hitopadesa:

    A stranger who is kind is a kinsman; an unkind kinsman is a stranger.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude.

  4. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Nothing is too unreasonable nor too unkind for selfishness, acted upon by vanity.

  5. Michelle Mindlin:

    If he liked you, you were treated well, but if he didn’t, he could be very unkind.

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