HyperDic: kindly

English > 3 senses of the word kindly:
ADVERBallkindlyin a kind manner or out of kindness
ADJECTIVEallkindly, charitable, benevolent, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-heartedshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity
allkindlypleasant and agreeable
kindly > pronunciation
Soundskay'ndliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > kindly: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity.
Examples
  • "kindly criticism"
  • "a kindly act"
Synonymscharitable, benevolent, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted
BroaderkindHaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature
Spanishbenévolo
Nounskindlinessfriendliness evidence by a kindly and helpful disposition
English > kindly: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningPleasant and agreeable.
Examples
  • "a kindly climate"
  • "kindly breeze"
Broaderbenign, benignantPleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
Spanisheditorialmente
English > kindly: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a kind manner or out of kindness.
Examples
  • "He spoke kindly to the boy"
  • "she kindly overlooked the mistake"
OppositeunkindlyIn an unkind manner or with unkindness
Spanishamablemente, bondadosamente
Catalanamablement, amb simpatia
Adjectiveskindhaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature

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