The quality or state of being kindly.
The definition of kindness is the act of being caring or warm in spirit.
A welfare institution, organization, or fund
A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
(Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
(Countable) An unkind act.
A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
Spite is a mean or angry feeling that makes someone want to hurt another.
The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
(Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
The definition of grace is poise, elegance, forgiveness, or a blessing.
A charitable foundation
A privilege or concession:
The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist
1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 144
A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
A tendency to be springy; resilience
Pity for oneself, esp. pity that is self-indulgent or exaggerated
Kindly, charitable interest in others
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