kindness kindness  /ˈkaɪnd nəs/


  1. (n) the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
  2. (n) tendency to be kind and forgiving
  3. (n) a kind act



  1. Historian Barbara Taylor and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips examine the evolution of attitudes toward kindness to find out why no one's a good Samaritan anymore.
  2. Meg Takamura IZA Stock Getty Images In the book you use history and psychoanalysis to explain what kindness means today and how it has evolved.
  3. Lyubomirsky explains that because we all perform acts of kindness naturally, it seems to please us more when we're more conscious of it.


  1. Good Words (June 15)

    Kindness to grieving family of Gay Settles much appreciated
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Corvallis Gazette-Times

  2. Operation Kindness offers free car wash in Easton

    Operation Kindness, a ministry of the Fellowship, will be having a free car wash on Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. - noon. in the main parking lot of the Fellowship on Rt. 106/Rt. 123 (604 Foundry St.) in South Easton.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Easton Journal

  3. Kindness Carnival celebrates a year of respect, compassion at Enfield schools

    ENFIELD — Students will celebrate a year of respect and compassion Friday at its inaugural Kindness Carnival.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Journal Inquirer

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  1. Obama spoke of Kennedy as "the greatest legislator of our time. He did it by hewing to principle, but also by seeking compromise and common cause - not through deal-making and horse-trading alone, but through friendship, and kindness, and humor."
    on Aug 29, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Cape Cod Times

  2. Her Charlie's Angels co-star Kate Jackson said, "Farrah showed immense courage and grace throughout her illness and was an inspiration to those around her: I will remember her kindness, her cutting dry wit and, of course, her beautiful smile: when...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Kate Jackson Source: Twirlit

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