kindness


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Synonyms for kindness

the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic

tendency to be kind and forgiving

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They shall learn kindness early, to the dog, the cat, yes, even the rat, and the pretty linnet in its cage.
He continued with her the whole time of her writing, to assist her with his penknife or his orthography, as either were wanted; and added to these attentions, which she felt very much, a kindness to her brother which delighted her beyond all the rest.
I did bite James once pretty sharp, but John said, `Try her with kindness,' and instead of punishing me as I expected, James came to me with his arm bound up, and brought me a bran mash and stroked me; and I have never snapped at him since, and I won't either.
To acknowledge the kindness with which it has been received in all the principal towns of England through which the Show has passed, and where it has been most favourably noticed by the respected conductors of the public Press, and by the Nobility and Gentry.
Kindness is all very well, but you can't rule them by kindness only.
The Prince replied, 'I have heard so much of the beauty and kindness of the Dragon's Mother, and would like to enter her service.
He has sought no one's friendship who has not suffered for it, there is not a man or woman living who owes him the acknowledgment of a single act of kindness.
This kindness distracts me -- I cannot bear it -- I come to you on such an errand
I tenderly love these friends; I have, unknown to them, been for many months in the habits of daily kindness towards them; but they believe that I wish to injure them, and it is that prejudice which I wish to overcome.
The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful.
DEAR SIR -- Accept my best thanks for the kindness and consideration with which you have treated me; and let the anxieties under which I am now suffering plead my excuse, if I reply to your letter without ceremony, in the fewest possible words.
Long and her daughters must stand their chance; and, therefore, as she will think it an act of kindness, if you decline the office, I will take it on myself.
Glinda the Good stepped down from her ruby throne to give the little girl a good-bye kiss, and Dorothy thanked her for all the kindness she had shown to her friends and herself.
She noticed this and attributed it to his general kindness and shyness, which she imagined must be the same toward everyone as it was to her.
I gave them my opinion directly-- I said it was like his lordship's kindness.