French translation of 'unkind'
[person] pas gentil(le)
[remark, behaviour] désobligeant(e)
No one has an unkind word to say about him. Personne n’a quoi que ce soit de désobligeant à dire sur son compte.
to be unkind to sb ne pas bien se comporter avec qn
it is unkind to do sth ce n’est pas gentil de faire qch
It is unkind to make fun of people. Ce n’est pas gentil de se moquer des gens.
it is unkind of sb to do sth ce n’est pas gentil de la part de qn de faire qch
It was unkind of him to say that. Ce n’était pas gentil de sa part de dire ça.
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Example Sentences Including 'unkind'
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I'm being unkind, you say?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Sensitive members of the Lords might wonder why people make unkind jokes about their age.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
That would be unkind and cruel.The Sun (2015)
The past few years have been unkind to young people buying property on the back of their earnings alone.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There are a lot of crazy, unkind people on there.The Sun (2016)
I must have done something very unkind to make him go away and leave me.The Daisy Chain (1837)
And if people were unkind, then they weren't worth bothering with.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He taught us to work hard, not to say unkind things about people, and be honest.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's so easy to get into a spiral of dark and unkind thoughts about yourself.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She tries not to read about herself and avoids all social media, but gets as upset as anyone else when people say unkind things.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We live in a society that is unkind to old people.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I have been married before and I know that some of my husbands may say unkind things about me.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It's unkind to encourage people to write when there are too many unwanted books in the world already.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Or say anything too unkind about her strange accent.The Sun (2011)
Some friends and neighbours have rallied round but others have been unkind, saying we did it ourselves for insurance.The Sun (2013)
The unkind thought crossed your mind that it was something to do with the op that had seen the bolt removed.The Sun (2006)
Thus, anytime you react by saying something unkind or withdrawing from your spouse, we guarantee you that your heart is closed.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: unkind ADJECTIVE
If you are unkind, you behave in an unpleasant and unfriendly way.
All last summer he'd been unkind to her.
Translation of unkind from the Collins English to French Dictionary