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For a quality that is thought to be so central to the human condition, kindness is poorly understood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was vulnerable, easily led and prone to rage, but also capable of gentle kindness and love. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The best are a source of great wisdom and kindness. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We entered our relationship with love and it is with love and kindness we leave it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It became one of my favourite books in terms of its kindness and understanding of human frailty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was not much kindness or respect in our marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What is always so striking in the face of sheer evil is the outpouring of human kindness. The Sun (2014)Please accept again my profound gratitude for your great kindness to me. Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)Thank you for your love and kindness to me. The Sun (2015)The kindness was too much for the poor epileptic creature. William Thackeray Vanity Fair (1837)There were inspiring examples of heroism and human kindness. The Sun (2011)But he does so with great kindness and warmth and wit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She must not presume upon his kindness and make much of her prosaic troubles. Frances Hodgson Burnett Emily Fox-Seton (1901)Lots of people tried to help but he was beyond the reach of human kindness. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Love issues in patience, kindness and goodness. Christianity Today (2000)I thank my family and friends for the kindness and understanding that they have shown me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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British English: kindness /ˈkaɪndnɪs/ NOUN
Kindness is the quality of being gentle, caring, and helpful.
We have been treated with such kindness by everybody.
  • American English: kindness
  • Arabic: لَطِيفٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: gentileza
  • Chinese: 好意
  • Croatian: dobrota
  • Czech: laskavost
  • Danish: venlighed
  • Dutch: vriendelijkheid
  • European Spanish: amabilidad
  • Finnish: ystävällisyys
  • French: gentillesse
  • German: Liebenswürdigkeit
  • Greek: καλοσύνη
  • Italian: cortesia
  • Japanese: 親切
  • Korean: 친절
  • Norwegian: vennlighet
  • Polish: uprzejmość
  • European Portuguese: gentileza
  • Romanian: bunătate
  • Russian: доброта
  • Spanish: amabilidad
  • Swedish: vänlighet
  • Thai: ความเมตตากรุณา
  • Turkish: iyi yüreklilik
  • Ukrainian: доброта
  • Vietnamese: sự tử tế

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