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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kind  \Kind\,  a.  [Compar.  {Kinder};  superl.  {Kindest}.]  [AS. 
  cynde,  gecynde  natural,  innate,  prop.  an  old  p.  p.  from  the 
  root  of  E.  kin.  See  {Kin}  kindred.] 
  1.  Characteristic  of  the  species;  belonging  to  one's  nature; 
  natural;  native.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  It  becometh  sweeter  than  it  should  be  and  loseth 
  the  kind  taste.  --Holland. 
 
  2.  Having  feelings  befitting  our  common  nature;  congenial; 
  sympathetic;  as  a  kind  man;  a  kind  heart. 
 
  Yet  was  he  kind  or  if  severe  in  aught,  The  love  he 
  bore  to  learning  was  his  fault.  --Goldsmith. 
 
  3.  Showing  tenderness  or  goodness;  disposed  to  do  good  and 
  confer  happiness;  averse  to  hurting  or  paining; 
  benevolent;  benignant;  gracious. 
 
  He  is  kind  unto  the  unthankful  and  to  evil.  --Luke 
  vi  35. 
 
  O  cruel  Death,  to  those  you  take  more  kind  Than  to 
  the  wretched  mortals  left  behind.  --Waller. 
 
  A  fellow  feeling  makes  one  wondrous  kind  --Garrick. 
 
  4.  Proceeding  from  or  characterized  by  goodness, 
  gentleness,  or  benevolence;  as  a  kind  act  ``Manners  so 
  kind  yet  stately.''  --Tennyson. 
 
  5.  Gentle;  tractable;  easily  governed;  as  a  horse  kind  in 
  harness. 
 
  Syn:  Benevolent;  benign;  beneficent;  bounteous;  gracious; 
  propitious;  generous;  forbearing;  indulgent;  tender; 
  humane;  compassionate;  good;  lenient;  clement;  mild; 
  gentle;  bland;  obliging;  friendly;  amicable.  See 
  {Obliging}. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Kinder,  LA  (town,  FIPS  39755) 
  Location:  30.48647  N,  92.84866  W 
  Population  (1990):  2246  (902  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  70648 




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