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kindness 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈkīn(d)nis/,
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kindnesses, plural;
  1. The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate

  2. A kind act
    • - it is a kindness I shall never forget

  1. the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
  2. forgivingness: tendency to be kind and forgiving
  3. a kind act
  4. (kindly) in a kind manner or out of kindness; "He spoke kindly to the boy"; "she kindly overlooked the mistake"
  5. (kindly) charitable: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
  6. Kindness is the act or the state of being kind —ie. marked by goodness and charitable behaviour, mild disposition, pleasantness, tenderness and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions (see ethics in religion).
  7. The state of being kind; An instance of kind or charitable behaviour
  8. Kindness is showing you care, doing some good to make life better for others. Be thoughtful about people's needs. Show love and compassion to someone who is sad or needs your help. When you are tempted to be cruel, to criticize or tease, decide to be kind instead.
  9. good intentions, consideration, helpfulness, indulgence, courtesy, thoughtfulness, altruism, graciousness
  10. The quality or state of being beneficent
  11. (1) loving people more than they deserve. (2) a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
  12. Jeff runs a bake sale and needs someone to help him; Jeff uses kindness to get to Mac; Ray makes a newspaper, but prints lies.
  13. ARM: voluntarily being nice and helpful to those one values. SCM: forcing strangers to be nice and helpful to other strangers, especially if disliked. See "Compassion."
  14. PAC contributes to community and charitable projects.
  15. What happens when you are refreshed by joy. Humility: the state you live in when you are loved and love.