Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of kindness | Another word for kindness | What is kindness?

Definition 1: a kind act - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for kindness in the sense of this definition

(kindness is a kind of ...) something done (usually as opposed to something said)

"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

(... is a kind of kindness ) an act intending or showing kindness and good will

(... is a kind of kindness ) a show of affection motivated by selfishness

(... is a kind of kindness ) an act of gracious kindness

(... is a kind of kindness ) the act of excusing a mistake or offense

(... is a kind of kindness ) the act of showing affection

(... is a kind of kindness ) a considerate and thoughtful act

Definition 2: the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic - [noun denoting attribute]

(kindness is a kind of ...) moral excellence or admirableness

"there is much good to be found in people"

(... is a kind of kindness ) the trait of being willing to give your money or time

(... is a kind of kindness ) an inclination to do kind or charitable acts

(... is a kind of kindness ) tender kindness motivated by a feeling of affection

(... is a kind of kindness ) kind and considerate regard for others

"he showed no consideration for her feelings"

(... are attributes of kindness) 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"

(... are attributes of kindness) lacking kindness

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

Definition 3: tendency to be kind and forgiving - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for kindness in the sense of this definition

(kindness is a kind of ...) a disposition to be kind and forgiving

"in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"

More words

Another word for kindly

Another word for kindling

Another word for kindliness

Another word for kindled

Another word for kindle

Another word for kindred

Another word for kine

Another word for kinematics

Another word for kinescope

Another word for kinesiology


Other word for kinesiology

kinesiology meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce kinesiology