kindly

Definitions of kindly
  1. adverb
    in a kind manner or out of kindness
    “He spoke kindly to the boy”
    “she kindly overlooked the mistake”
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    Antonyms:
    unkindly
    in an unkind manner or with unkindness
  2. adjective
    pleasant and agreeable
    “a kindly climate”
    kindly breeze”
    Synonyms:
    benign, benignant
    pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
  3. adjective
    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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