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Definition of Kind

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

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. - Washington Irving
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
Washington Irving

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've heard there are troubles of more than one kind; some come from ahead, and some come from behind. But I've brought a big bat. I'm all ready, you see; now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
Dr. Seuss

Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!
Lawrence G. Lovasik

Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it's there if you look deep.
Taraji P. Henson
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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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