Part of speech:
Condescendingly courteous; indulgent:
The definition of kindly is someone gentle, pleasant or compassionate.
Pleasing or desirable
Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
Not giving rise to legal liability:
Gentle and kindly
Relating to a charitable organization that operates without making a profit.
Pleasant in manner; smooth:
The definition of charitable is being kind, forgiving and generous and helping those in need.
(Especially of weather) pleasantly mild and warm
Of good family; wellborn:
The definition of salutary is something that is good or that is beneficial to your health.
Small in amount or extent; not great or intense
Gentle, mild, or light; not rough or heavy
Tending to improve the mind or character
Causing or able to cause harm; hurtful
Nasty, unpleasant, objectionable, etc.
Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
Growing or spreading rapidly to the point of harm.
Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
Producing benefit; beneficial.
Kind and generous.
Having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
Boding well; favorable; auspicious
Characterized by kindness and concern for others
Indicative of future success or full of promise
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