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unkindness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unkind  \Un*kind"\,  a. 
  1.  Not  kind  contrary  to  nature,  or  the  law  of  kind  or 
  kindred;  unnatural.  [Obs.]  ``Such  unkind  abominations.'' 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Wanting  in  kindness,  sympathy,  benevolence,  gratitude,  or 
  the  like  cruel;  harsh;  unjust;  ungrateful. 
 
  He  is  unkind  that  recompenseth  not  but  he  is  most 
  unkind  that  forgetteth  --Sir  T. 
  Elyot. 
  --  {Un*kind"ly},  adv  --  {Un*kind"ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unkindness 
  n  :  lack  of  sympathy  [ant:  {kindness}] 




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