What does unkind mean?

Definitions for unkind
ʌnˈkaɪndun·kind

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.

How to pronounce unkind?

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How to say unkind in sign language?

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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

Examples of unkind in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

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

  2. Jennifer Aniston:

    I think that it comes from growing up in a household that was destabilized and felt unsafe, watching adults being unkind to each other, and witnessing certain things about human behavior that made me think: I dont want to do that. I dont want to be that. I dont want to experience this feeling Im having in my body right now. I dont want anyone else that I ever come in contact with ever to feel that.

  3. The Hitopadesa:

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

  4. Nick Clegg:

    It is simply heartbreaking, clearly the results have been immeasurably more crushing and unkind than I could ever have feared.

  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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