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  • n. Plural form of unkindness.


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  • And, consequently, a series of small unkindnesses is very offensive indeed, and it would not have been surprising if Helen were offended.

    The Semi-Attached Couple

  • I love this small town but I also know that it is a microcosm of the world at large with the same jealousies, bad habits, and unkindnesses that happen in the larger world.

    5 things you may not know about me!

  • All these guilty problems, unkindnesses that might outlive her.

    Some Fun

  • Where being arrived, they were worthily entertained by honourable Friends and Kinsmen, who pacified all unkindnesses betweene them and their

    The Decameron

  • Thus she tolerated his unkindnesses without response in kind.

    Up In A Heaval

  • Do these words seem an anomaly when the media reek with government insufficiencies and human unkindnesses displayed one to another, and the very earth shudders and stretches before you?

    Songs of the Arcturians

  • That he should bear with so many unkindnesses, so many causeless breaches, so many neglects of his love, so many affronts done to his grace, so many violations of engagements as he doth, it manifests his gospel to be not only the word of his grace, but also of his patience.

    Of Temptation

  • Then the accumulated unkindnesses of his old friends came before him.

    Stories Worth Rereading

  • A series of petty slights, small unkindnesses, imbittered the mind of the poverty-stricken widow against her unmarried sisters, and her feeling was strongly inherited by her children.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • He had been preparing himself for the unkindnesses.

    The Camp Fire Girls in the Outside World


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