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Noun: kindness  kIn(d)-nus
  1. The quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
     
  2. Tendency to be kind and forgiving
    - forgivingness
     
  3. A kind act
    - benignity

Derived forms: kindnesses

See also: kind, unkind

Type of: action, good, goodness, mercifulness, mercy

Antonym: unkindness

Encyclopedia: Kindness