kindless

[ kahynd-lis ]

adjective
  1. lacking kindness; unkind; unsympathetic.

  2. Obsolete. unnatural; inhuman.

Origin of kindless

1
Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at kind1, -less

Other words from kindless

  • kind·less·ly, adverb

Words Nearby kindless

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How to use kindless in a sentence

  • It was a sad, gloomy, kindless November night, when Godfrey arrived in London.

    Mary Marston | George MacDonald

British Dictionary definitions for kindless

kindless

/ (ˈkaɪndlɪs) /


adjectivearchaic
  1. heartless

  2. against nature; unnatural

Derived forms of kindless

  • kindlessly, adverb

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