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kindliness

[ kahynd-lee-nis ]
/ ˈkaɪnd li nɪs /
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noun

the state or quality of being kindly; benevolence.
a kindly deed.

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Origin of kindliness

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at kindly, -ness
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