(noun.) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; 'sculpture is a form of art'; 'what kinds of desserts are there?'.

(adj.) tolerant and forgiving under provocation; 'our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke' .

(adj.) agreeable, conducive to comfort; 'a dry climate kind to asthmatics'; 'the genial sunshine';'hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet' .

(adj.) 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' .

伊莎贝拉录入--From WordNet


(superl.) Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.

(superl.) Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.

(superl.) Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.

(superl.) Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act.

(superl.) Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness.

(a.) Nature; natural instinct or disposition.

(a.) Race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind.

(a.) Nature; style; character; sort; fashion; manner; variety; description; class; as, there are several kinds of eloquence, of style, and of music; many kinds of government; various kinds of soil, etc.

(v. t.) To beget.



a. Benevolent, beneficent, benignant, humane, gracious, friendly, kindly, complacent, complaisant, generous, obliging, bounteous, accommodating, philanthropic, compassionate, mild, benign, clement, good, amiable, charitable, gentle, lenient, indulgent, forbearing, tender, sympathetic, bland, affectionate, loving, good-natured, tender-hearted, kind-hearted.

n. [1]. Race, genus, family, breed, species, set, class.[2]. Sort, nature, character, manner, description, style.



SYN:Benevolent, benign, tender, indulgent, humane, clement, lenient, compassionate,gentle, good, gracious, forbearing, kind-hearted

ANT:Unkind, harsh, severe, cruel, hard, illiberal

SYN:Skin, peel, bark, husk

ANT:Kernel, meat, wood, pulp, fruit

SYN:Style, character, {[<laeriptkm]?}, designation, denomination, genus,species, sort, class, nature, set, breed




n. those of kin a race: sort or species a particular variety: nature: style method of action character: produce as distinguished from money.—adj. having the feelings natural for those of the same family: disposed to do good to others: benevolent.—adj. Kind′-heart′ed.—n. Kind′-heart′edness.—adj. Kind′less (Shak.) destitute of kindness unnatural.—n. Kind′ness.—adj. Kind′-spok′en spoken kindly: given to speaking kindly.—Kind of (coll.) somewhat to some extent—used adverbially with adjectives and even verbs.—Do one's kind (Shak.) to act according to one's nature; In a kind in a way to some extent; In kind payment in goods instead of money.

v.t. (Spens.) to beget.





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