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Definition of Kindly

Kindly

  1. According to the kind or nature; natural.
  2. Humane; congenial; sympathetic; hence, disposed to do good to; benevolent; gracious; kind; helpful; as, kindly affections, words, acts, etc.
  3. Favorable; mild; gentle; auspicious; beneficent.
  4. Naturally; fitly.
  5. In a kind manner; congenially; with good will; with a disposition to make others happy, or to oblige.

Kindly Quotations

Alas, the world has never known a sound social fabric, a fabric sound and clean to the core and kindly. For it has ever turned its back on Man.
Louis Sullivan

Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.
Charles M. Schwab

It was very lucky for me as a writer that I studied the physical sciences rather than English. I wrote for my own amusement. There was no kindly English professor to tell me for my own good how awful my writing really was. And there was no professor with the power to order me what to read, either.
Kurt Vonnegut

What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?
Aeschylus

When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless.
Chief Seattle
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Kindly Translations

kindly in German is freundlich
kindly in Italian is valevole
kindly in Latin is benigne
kindly in Spanish is vigente
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