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"a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all"
deficient in humane and kindly feelings
Having no race or kindred; childless.
Not kind; contrary to nature, or the law of kind or kindred; unnatural.
Wanting in kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or the like; cruel; harsh; unjust; ungrateful.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Not favourable; not benevolent.
In nature there’s no blemish but the mind;
None can be call’d deform’d, but the unkind. William Shakespeare.
To the noble mind
Rich gifts wax poor, when givers prove unkind. William Shakespeare.
To Nimrod our author seems a little unkind; and says, that he, against right, enlarged his empire. John Locke.
A real joy I never knew,
Till I believ’d thy passion true;
A real grief I ne’er can find,
’Till thou prov’st perjur’d or unkind. Matthew Prior.
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having no race or kindred; childless
not kind; contrary to nature, or the law of kind or kindred; unnatural
wanting in kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or the like; cruel; harsh; unjust; ungrateful
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
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The numerical value of unkind in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of unkind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of unkind in a Sentence
It wouldve been worse if he had said no because it wouldve seemed unkind, and this was at least one way he could show his concern along with his visit, in this setting, where tragedy has occurred and where he comes for this brief visit, we need to have some grace about that for these folks.
Frightening impressionable undergraduates into believing that work alone is all-important is irresponsible, unkind and wrong-headed.
The third one, while it wasn't as glorious and easy as the first one, it was the most moving and life changing because of the fact that I used the hike to understand why over the years I was so unkind to myself with weight, it was about self acceptance; it was about knowing what I've been through and my past.
A stranger who is kind is a kinsman; an unkind kinsman is a stranger.
I’m a kind person, I’m kind to everyone, but if you are unkind to me, then kindness is not what you’ll remember me for.
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