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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kindness a kind act
    • n kindness tendency to be kind and forgiving
    • n kindness the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
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1. Aromatic kernels of a much used kind 1. Aromatic kernels of a much used kind
Are you sure you know what kind of cap you do want Are you sure you know what kind of cap you do want
Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season” Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects...
The boys pelting Jane with various kinds of food The boys pelting Jane with various kinds of food

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Prairie dogs are not dogs. A prairie dog is a kind of rodent.
    • Kindness A kind act; an act of good will; as, to do a great kindness .
    • Kindness 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."
      "Unremembered acts
      Of kindness and of love."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The gazelle is a kind of antelope.
    • n kindness The state or quality of being kind; good will; benevolence; beneficence of action or manner.
    • n kindness A kindly or tender feeling; affection; love.
    • n kindness That which is kind; an act of good will; a benefaction: as, to do one a kindness.
    • n kindness Accordance with mood or desire; fitness; agreeableness; congruity: as, the kindness of the elements.
    • n kindness Synonyms Tenderness,compassion, humanity, clemency, mildness, gentleness, goodness, generosity, fellow-feeling. See benignant and kindly.
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  • H. L. Mencken
    “There are two kinds of books. Those that no one reads and those that no one ought to read.”
  • Voltaire
    “All kinds are good except the kind that bores you.”
  • Henry Ford
    “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.”
  • Dean William R. Inge
    “There are two kinds of fools: One says, This is old therefore it is good. The other one says, This is new therefore it is better.”
  • Charles L. Lucas
    Charles L. Lucas
    “Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind.”
  • Socrates
    “Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions, but those who kindly reprove thy faults.”


Kill with kindness - If you kill someone with kindness, you are very kind, possibly excessively kind, to them.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Kind. (a.)


In literature:

Seems so he was kind o' shamed of himself, an' I wouldn't wonder if be was.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
Say it is a kindness: she cannot help doing a kindness.
"Sunrise" by William Black
Have you a different kind of mind, the kind which remember best what it tells, what it explains, what it does?
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
She was a little, wiry spinster, past middle life, eccentric, but kind-hearted.
"The Guinea Stamp" by Annie S. Swan
They used to ask me what kinds of strawberries I wanted, and what was the best one kind.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
He too was very attentive to Lady Alice, but in a kind, fatherly way, as if she were a helpless creature under his care.
"A Crooked Path" by Mrs. Alexander
In the cerebro-spinal system there are three different kinds of reflex actions.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Would the Countesses once more be kind to him?
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
What kind of thoughts, and what kind of words were we likely to find in the writings of men like these?
"Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again" by Joseph Barker
De Lord know what make dat, I don', but dem kind of baby sho wiser den de other kind of baby.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various

In poetry:

O when his weary feet
Journeyed through snow and sleet
On high bald mountains where the way was lone,
My prayers went as a light
Before him in the night,
And Christ, the Kind, was kindly to my own.
"To The Comely Four Of Aran" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Oh cruel night, that closed those questioning eyes,—
Nay, kindly say, stars shine in darkening skies.
Oh cruel night, that stopped those wondering ears,—
Nay, kindly say, who knows what now he hears?
"Chatterton" by William Bell Scott
Thank God! 'tis not a long good-bye
We give each other, you and I–
Sure in my heart the hope is fain
To whisper, You will come again
With the kind eyes, the same kind smile–
Then for a little lonely while,
"Beannacht Leat" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Thou Who wert kindest of the kind --
Since out of sight is out of mind --
There's none to do Thee kindnesses
In Thy last anguish and distress.
Thou art left all alone, alone.
Where are Thy faithful lovers flown?
"The Deserted" by Katharine Tynan
"Nay, wife, what boots to fly from pain,
When pain is wherever we fly?
And death is a sweeter thing than a chain:
'Tis sweeter to sleep than to cry,
The kind God giveth the days that wane;
If the kind God hath said it, I die."
"The Weaver" by Archibald Lampman
There are many kinds of love, as many kinds of light,
And every kind of love makes a glory in the night.
There is love that stirs the heart, and love that gives it rest,
But the love that leads life upward is the noblest and the best.
"Love And Light" by Henry Van Dyke

In news:

If you're Bob Dylan, you get to make whatever-the-hell kind of video you want.
As we know, there are all kinds of ways to satisfy that craving.
This is the only company in the United States that offers this kind of opportunity.
Thank you for all the kind words yesterday and all the suggestions for the direction that this blog should take.
"He was the kind of person who was always happy.".
FINDING A SUPERB, LIKE-THEY-make-it-in-the-old-country kind of Italian restaurant in Dallas is sort of like making a killing at the tables in Las Vegas: difficult, but not impossible.
It's some kind of miracle.
Vegh (kind of) saves day for Bellator.
BAGHDAD I PASSED by the old American Embassy the other day, a modest, nondescript building of the kind you find all over town.
Its latest Kind To Skin campaign broke earlier this year.
Time plays a big part in Lanford Wilson's "Lemon Sky" -- but it also hasn't been kind to the show.
On Christmas Day, for the first time in its history, (AMZN) sold more digital books than the old fashioned kind.
A smarter, softer kind of paternalism is coming into style.
Our ceramic ball thrust bearings are 1 of a kind and outlast other thrusts by at least 4x.
It can kind of get overwhelming.

In science:

Both ρ (a kind of density) and p (a kind of pressure) may also take negative values.
The Fractal Structure of Matter and the Casimir Effect
In particular, we will consider a situation where the environment is composed of N particles that are almost all of the same kind, with the exception of a slight “contamination” of particles of different kinds.
The effect of random coupling coefficients on decoherence
On the other hand, a realistic environment is usually composed by a limited number of different kinds of particles, and it is reasonable to suppose that the particle of interest P interacts with all the particles of the same kind with the same strength.
The effect of random coupling coefficients on decoherence
The term ‘determinantal’ was introduced in [Bor00a], for the reason that the particles of the process studied there were of two kinds; particles of the same kind repelled, while particles of different kinds attracted.
Determinantal point processes
So is there a theory with phase group Z9 , and what kind of theory is it? Solving questions of this kind is one avenue for future research.
Phase groups and the origin of non-locality for qubits