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Definitions of "kind"

  • Of a friendly, generous, or warm-hearted nature. adjective
  • Showing sympathy or understanding; charitable: a kind word. adjective
  • Humane; considerate: kind to animals. adjective
  • Forbearing; tolerant: Our neighbor was very kind about the window we broke. adjective
  • Generous; liberal: kind words of praise. adjective
  • Agreeable; beneficial: a dry climate kind to asthmatics. adjective
  • A group of individuals or instances sharing common traits; a category or sort: different kinds of furniture; a new kind of politics. noun
  • A doubtful or borderline member of a given category: fashioned a kind of shelter; a kind of bluish color. noun
  • Archaic Underlying character as a determinant of the class to which a thing belongs; nature or essence. noun
  • Archaic The natural order or course of things; nature. noun
  • Archaic Manner or fashion. noun
  • all kinds of Informal Plenty of; ample: We have all kinds of time to finish the job. idiom
  • in kind With produce or commodities rather than with money: pay in kind. idiom
  • in kind In the same manner or with an equivalent: returned the slight in kind. idiom
  • kind of Informal Rather; somewhat: I'm kind of hungry. idiom
  • of a kind Of the same kind; alike: My father and my uncle are two of a kind. idiom
  • Affectionate, showing benevolence. adjective
  • Favorable. adjective
  • mild, gentle, forgiving adjective

The word "kind" in example sentences

But if you are into that kind of entertainment, fair enough.. theres tonnes of movies like that out there… and don't get me wrong… i thought "Knowing" was kind of entertaining..kind of funny even with that gooky script who wouldnt?. [Roger Ebert's Two Lists of the Best Films of 2009 Unveiled «]

(ZHAHN-ruh) The kind or type of a work of art, from the French, meaning “kind” or “genus.. [genre]

Whatever the kind, or the amount stolen, the unvarying penalty was double of _the same kind_.. [The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4]

I feel that I must be so kind, kind, _kind_ to _everybody_!. [The Flirt]

The proof rather lies within the domain of the soul itself, and is not something which may be tacked on to any kind of external, spatial existence; it is the emergence of a _new kind_ of existence or _self-subsistence.. [An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy]

His stage of progress in knowledge was this, that during the discharge of _one_ kind of rays of force from the cathode pole in a Crookes tube _another kind_ of rays are set free, which differ totally in their nature and effects from anything hitherto known.. [Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century Great Deeds of Men and Nations and the Progress of the World]

I think him as perfect, of his kind, as possible; though it is a _kind_ of art with which I do not sympathize.. [Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands, Volume 2]

A very useful and very remarkable kind of prophecy indeed, this inductive prophecy appears to be; and the question arises, whether _a kind_, endowed of God with a faculty of seeing, which commands the future in so inclusive a manner, and with so near and sufficient an aim for the most important practical purposes, ought to be besieging Heaven for a _super_natural gift, and questioning the ancient seers for some vague shadows of the coming event, instead of putting this immediate endowment -- this 'godlike' endowment -- under culture.. [The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded]

'_nature_,' the fact that the human species is _a species_, -- the fact that the human kind is but a _kind_, neighboured with many others from which it is isolated by its native walls of ignorance, -- neighboured with many others, more or less known, known and unknown, more or less. [The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded]

"after its kind," and each species remains; animals may alter from changes in their way of life, but there is no passing from one _kind_ to another.. [Twilight and Dawn Simple Talks on the Six Days of Creation]

"That's kind of you," he said, "it's _kind_ and I'm jolly grateful.. [Robin]

II. i.116 (425,2) by kind] That is, by _nature_, which is the old signification of _kind_.. [Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies]

Trolls are often ignored, or flagged, or voted down, but sometimes, they are so annoying that the impulse to reply to them in kind is irresistible.. [Think Progress » Nelson signals intent to join Republican filibuster of Obama labor board nominee. (Updated)]

Peyronnes Disease holds dire consequences for an industry where "payment in kind" is made in doodle.. [Warner Bros. Bets Big on Russell Brand for Yet another Super-Star Playboy Movie –]

This is different in kind from the earlier generic claims about bagless vacuums.. [Archive 2009-03-01]

This analysis is different in kind from the one that characterizes the blockade as illegal for its contravention of Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention prohibiting collective punishment.. [Noura Erakat: Collective Punishment or Not, Gaza Blockade Illegal]

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@DeftHuntsman So kind and thoughtful. . . It’s been quite lonely.

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