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Meaning of “kindness” in the English Dictionary

"kindness" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈkaɪnd.nəs/
B2 [U] the ​quality of being ​kind: love and kindness [C] a ​kindaction: I ​wanted to ​thank them for all ​their kindnesses.

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(Definition of kindness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kindnessnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈkɑɪnd·nəs/
the ​quality of being ​generous, helptul, and ​caring about other ​people, or an ​actshowing this ​quality: [U] She ​found his ​darkfeatureshandsome, but was ​attractedmostly by his kindness. [C] She has done him a kindness by ​reading his ​books.
(Definition of kindness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kindness”
in Arabic لُطْف…
in Korean 친절함…
in Portuguese bondade, gentileza…
in Catalan bondat, amabilitat…
in Japanese 親切…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仁慈, 好意, 体贴…
in Turkish iyilik, sevecenlik…
in Russian доброта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 仁慈, 好意, 體貼…
in Italian gentilezza…
in Polish dobroć, życzliwość…
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