kindliness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kindly +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

kindliness (countable and uncountable, plural kindlinesses)

  1. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
    Elmo looked upon his only granddaughter with kindliness, and often relented to her demands for chocolate.

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