Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun kind

1 sense of kind

Sense 1
kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")
       => category -- (a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme)

Antonyms of adj kind

3 senses of kind

Sense 1
kind (vs. unkind) -- (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter")

unkind (vs. kind) -- (lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all")
        => cutting, edged, stinging -- ((of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment")
        => harsh, rough -- (unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer")
        => hurtful -- (causing hurt; "her hurtful unconsidered words")
        => unkindly, unsympathetic -- (lacking in sympathy and kindness; "unkindly ancts")

Sense 2
kind, genial -- (agreeable, conducive to comfort; "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"; "the genial sunshine";"hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet")

INDIRECT (VIA hospitable) -> inhospitable -- (unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas")

Sense 3
kind, tolerant -- (tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke")

INDIRECT (VIA forgiving) -> unforgiving -- (unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy; "a surly unforgiving old woman")

Similarity of adj kind

3 senses of kind

Sense 1
kind (vs. unkind) -- (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter")
       => benignant, gracious -- (characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king")
       => benign -- (kindness of disposition or manner; "the benign ruler of millions"; "benign intentions")
       => charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted -- (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")
       => gentle -- (having or showing a kindly or tender nature; "the gentle touch of her hand"; "her gentle manner was comforting"; "a gentle sensitive nature"; "gentle blue eyes")
       => kindhearted, kind-hearted -- (having or proceeding from an innately kind disposition; "a generous and kindhearted teacher")
          Also See-> considerate#1; benign#2, benignant#1; good-natured#1; merciful#1; soft#2

Sense 2
kind, genial -- (agreeable, conducive to comfort; "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"; "the genial sunshine";"hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet")
       => hospitable (vs. inhospitable) -- (favorable to life and growth; "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"; "a hospitable environment")

Sense 3
kind, tolerant -- (tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke")
       => forgiving (vs. unforgiving) -- (inclined or able to forgive and show mercy; "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child")

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