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English → English (WordNet) Definition: kindlier kindly adj 1: 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” [syn: charitable, sympathetic, large-hearted] 2: generously responsive; “good-hearted but inept efforts to help”; “take a kindly interest”; “a kindly gentleman”; “an openhearted gift to charity” [syn: good-hearted, kind, openhearted] 3: pleasant and agreeable; “a kindly climate”; “kindly breeze” adv : in a kind manner or out of kindness; “He spoke kindly to the boy”; “she kindly overlooked the mistake” [ant: unkindly] [also: kindliest, kindlier] kindlier See kindly
English → English (gcide) Definition: Kindlier Kindly \Kind"ly\ (k[imac]nd"l[y^]), a. [Compar. Kindlier (k[imac]nd"l[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Kindliest.] [AS. cyndelic. See Kind, n. ] [1913 Webster] 1. According to the kind or nature; natural. [R.] [1913 Webster] The kindly fruits of the earth. --Book of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster] An herd of bulls whom kindly rage doth sting. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Whatsoever as the Son of God he may do, it is kindly for Him as the Son of Man to save the sons of men. --L. Andrews. [1913 Webster] 2. Humane; congenial; sympathetic; hence, disposed to do good to; benevolent; gracious; kind; helpful; as, kindly affections, words, acts, etc. [1913 Webster] The shade by which my life was crossed, . . . Has made me kindly with my kind. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. Favorable; mild; gentle; auspicious; beneficent. [1913 Webster] In soft silence shed the kindly shower. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Should e'er a kindlier time ensue. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] Note: ``Nothing ethical was connoted in kindly once: it was simply the adjective of kind. But it is God's ordinance that kind should be kindly, in our modern sense of the word as well; and thus the word has attained this meaning.'' --Trench. [1913 Webster]


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