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Kind

Kind

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Tolerant and forgiving under provocation
"Our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
(2)   Agreeable, conducive to comfort
"A dry climate kind to asthmatics"
"The genial sunshine";"hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
(3)   Having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
"Kind to sick patients"
"A kind master"
"Kind words showing understanding and sympathy"
"Thanked her for her kind letter"

noun


(4)   A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
"Sculpture is a form of art"
"What kinds of desserts are there?"
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Etymology


Old High German kind from Germanic from the Indo-European root *gene- "to give birth", from which Latin genitus stems too.

Noun



  1. child (young person)
  2. offspring