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  • n. unkindness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Unkindness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being unkindly; unkindness; unfavorableness.


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  • Lying back in his chair he thought of them thus, without unkindliness, even with a dash of humour.

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  • Without unkindliness, one feels tempted to reply that this kind of language will begin to be convincing when Christian Scientists show their readiness and ability to sustain life on substances chemically certified to be without nutritive properties.

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  • But the memory of his disobedience and unkindliness stayed with him, and more than fifty years after, as an old and worn man, he stood bare-headed in the wind and rain for an hour in the market-place, upon the spot where his father's stall had stood.

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  • But he did not consciously think of this, because he was midcourse in the evoking of a mimic tempest which, having purged its victims of unkindliness and error, aimed (in the end) only to sink into an amiable calm.

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  • I'm beginning to grasp the unkindliness of priests.

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  • Let nothing come between you and the stars, that they may look well upon your face, and haply repenting of some ancient unkindliness, draw you at this rebirth a new horoscope of blessing and fair fortune.

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  • The first enemy which the believer has to fight against is sensuality and the last is unkindliness.

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  • There was an occasional twinkle in the fierce old fellow's eye and sometimes a certain cackle in his clucking talk, which betokened not unkindliness toward a healthy youngster, and the two soon grew together, as often the young and old may do.

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  • Job was unkindly, and to justify themselves in their unkindliness they used false arguments (Job 13: 7); (namely, that calamities always prove peculiar guilt); therefore, though it was "for God" they spake thus falsely, God "reproves" them, as Job said He would (Job 13: 10). as ...

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  • Not that he had ever to complain of any unkindliness on the part of the Exmoor family; they were really in their own way very kind-hearted, friendly sort of people -- that is to say, towards all members of their own circle; and as they considered



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