kind kind  /ˈkaɪnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  2. (adj) having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
  3. (adj) agreeable, conducive to comfort
  4. (adj) tolerant and forgiving under provocation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's kind of a boost to their self-esteem as it were.
  2. Nika looks kind of stuck-up and bitchy.
  3. It's kind of difficult to watch me in a movie and not hear me say mother----- once.

News

  1. Tony Award-nominee Richard Kind returns to Pennsbury High School to accept honor, reminisce

    FAIRLESS HILLS - Richard Kind can tell a story. The star of stage and screen who graduated from Pennsbury High School in 1974 takes great joy in sitting and reminiscing about his days in Bucks County.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Yardley News

  2. 'The kind of cop every cop wanted to be'

    'The kind of cop every cop wanted to be' Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:14 pm, Sunday, June 16, 2013 James W. Dunbar Jr., a veteran police officer whose service left an indelible mark on the Houston Police Department, died Thursday on the eve of his 64th birthday ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. UK scientists win funding for new kind of anticoagulant drug

    LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have won early financial backing for a new kind of anticoagulant drug they believe may prevent dangerous blood clots without causing bleeding - a previously unachievable goal. Index Ventures, working with GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson via an early-stage biotech fund, said on Monday it was investing $11 million in XO1, a new company set up to develop ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "You simply don't deserve this kind of cowardly betrayal," Gilbert said. "You have given so much and deserve so much more. I personally guarantee that the Cleveland Cavaliers will win an NBA championship before the self-titled former 'King'...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "To be honest, I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who've been honoured by this prize," Obama said. "But I also know that this prize reflects the kind of world that those men and women...
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Toronto Star

  3. "The score is kind of the golden egg," he said of Goydos' round. "You have to hit shots, you have to hit putts. Regardless of where it's done or who does it, it's amazing."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Duval Source: msnbc.com

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