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  Definition of kind
  1. a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
  2. generously responsive; "good-hearted but inept efforts to help"; "take a kindly interest"; "a kindly gentleman"; "an openhearted gift to charity"
  3. conducive to comfort; beneficial; "the genial sunshine"; "a kind climate"; "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
  4. showing consideration and anticipation of needs; "it was thoughtful of you to bring flowers"; "a neighbor showed thoughtful attention"
  5. tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
  6. liberal; "kind words of praise"
  7. helpful to other people; "helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day"
  8. agreeable; "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"
  9. characterized by mercy, and compassion; "compassionate toward disadvantaged people"; "kind to animals"; "a humane judge"
  10. having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
  11. expressing sympathy
Similar Words: sort, form, variety, good-hearted, kindly, openhearted, genial, thoughtful, tolerant, merciful

 

See Also: benevolent, good, benign, benignant, good-natured, merciful, soft

 

Hyponyms: description, type, antitype, art form, style, flavor, flavour, color, colour, species, genus, brand, make, genre, ilk, manner, model, stripe, the like, the likes of

 

Attributes: kindness

 

Derivational Morphology: classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate

 

Anagrams: dink, DINK

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: maco   Danish: rar  
Dutch: aardig   Finnish: ystävällinen  
French: gentil   German: freundlich  
Italian: gentile   Polish: miły  
Russian: добрый   Serbian: prijatan  
Slovenian: prijazen   Swedish: snäll  
 
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