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Definition of Kind


  1. Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.
  2. Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.
  3. Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.
  4. Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act.
  5. Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness.
  6. Nature; natural instinct or disposition.
  7. Race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind.
  8. 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.
  9. To beget.

Kind Quotations

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia

I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
Jake Owen

If you're naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like.
William Feather

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
Henry David Thoreau

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
Anne Roiphe
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Kind Translations

kind in Afrikaans is vriendelik, soort
kind in Danish is art, godhjertet, venlig
kind in Dutch is vriendelijk, voorkomend
kind in German is Sorte {f}, art, Art {f}
kind in Italian is fare, benevolo, cortese, valevole, gentile, sorta
kind in Latin is comis, lenis, genus, pius
kind in Norwegian is vennlig, snill
kind in Spanish is bondadoso, laya, vigente, suerte
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