kindly

Definitions of kindly
1

adv in a kind manner or out of kindness

“He spoke kindly to the boy”
“she kindly overlooked the mistake”
Antonyms:
unkindly
in an unkind manner or with unkindness

adj pleasant and agreeable

“a kindly climate”
kindly breeze”
Synonyms:
benign, benignant
pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

adj showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

kindly criticism”
“a kindly act”
Synonyms:
benevolent, charitable, good-hearted, large-hearted, openhearted, sympathetic
kind
having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior

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