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kindly

[ kahynd-lee ]
/ ˈkaɪnd li /
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adjective, kind·li·er, kind·li·est.
adverb
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Origin of kindly

First recorded before 900; Middle English kyndly (adjective and adverb), Old English gecyndelīc “natural,” gecyndelīce “naturally”; see kind1, -ly

synonym study for kindly

1. See kind1.
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British Dictionary definitions for kindly

kindly
/ (ˈkaɪndlɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest
adverb

Derived forms of kindly

kindliness, noun
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Other Idioms and Phrases with kindly

kindly

see take kindly to.

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