She pinned some blame on the media proclaiming, “the world needed to be kinder to the superstar.”
Carroll was kinder, shrugging that “you can only take a person at his word.”
The first full crisis of globalization means the start of a kinder, more selfless economic system.
kinder Morgan has paid that bill, but is appealing the decision.
Your sister-in-law is kinder and truly taken aback that you look “so healthy!”
My husband wuz dressed in kinder light clothes, best I rickerlect.
He is kinder to them than their nurse, and more judicious than their mother.
He's kinder ailin, an I fetched daown some roots 'n yarbs as uster dew him a sight o' good, w'en he was ter hum.
But as the General said: 'Even if that were so, it was kinder not to undeceive them.
Beneath the rough exterior there never beat a kinder heart than that in the breast of John Clarke.
"class, sort, variety," from Old English gecynd "kind, nature, race," related to cynn "family" (see kin), from Proto-Germanic *gakundjaz "family, race" (see kind (adj.)). Ælfric's rendition of "the Book of Genesis" into Old English came out gecyndboc. The prefix disappeared 1150-1250. No exact cognates beyond English, but it corresponds to adjective endings such as Goth -kunds, Old High German -kund. Also in English as a suffix (mankind, etc.). Other earlier, now obsolete, senses in English included "character, quality derived from birth" and "manner or way natural or proper to anyone." Use in phrase a kind of (1590s) led to colloquial extension as adverb (1804) in phrases such as kind of stupid ("a kind of stupid (person)").
"friendly, deliberately doing good to others," from Old English gecynde "natural, native, innate," originally "with the feeling of relatives for each other," from Proto-Germanic *gakundiz "natural, native," from *kunjam (see kin), with collective prefix *ga- and abstract suffix *-iz. Sense development from "with natural feelings," to "well-disposed" (c.1300), "benign, compassionate" (c.1300).