Kind"ness (?), n. [From Kind. a.]


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

I do fear thy nature; It is too full o' the milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way. Shak.

Unremembered acts Of kindness and of love. Wordsworth.


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

Syn. -- Good will; benignity; grace; tenderness; compassion; humanity; clemency; mildness; gentleness; goodness; generosity; beneficence; favor.


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