Origin of kindred
OTHER WORDS FROM kindredkin·dred·less, adjectivekin·dred·ness, nounkin·dred·ship, noun
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How to use kindred in a sentence
Haitians held an elaborate funeral in absentia for the abolitionist John Brown, who they saw as a kindred spirit.Stereotypes about Haiti erase the long history of U.S.-Haiti ties|Robert Taber|July 8, 2021|Washington Post
Russell even dedicates the book to the memory of her own mother, who, she says, saw Roosevelt as a role model and had a kindred creative and intellectual energy.
Ordinarily that would be true, but, in a stroke of good luck, my girlfriend is a kindred spirit.Gene Weingarten: Don’t just fix the problem. Kluge it.|Gene Weingarten|May 13, 2021|Washington Post
I hope we remember we don’t have to make a case for how alike we are to be kindred.I Didn't Consider My Marriage Interracial. But I Wasn't Being Totally Honest With Myself|Naima Coster|March 4, 2021|Time
He encountered new vistas and met future collaborators, including Michael Atiyah, a kindred spirit whose mathematical homes in algebraic geometry and topology perfectly complemented Is’ expertise in differential geometry and analysis.Isadore Singer Transcended Mathematical Boundaries|Daniel S. Freed|March 4, 2021|Quanta Magazine
I learned some things from my younger self—the adventurous, kindred spirit.Shailene Woodley Opens Up About Coming of Age, ‘Divergent,’ and the Faults in Our World|Marlow Stern|January 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, to take his mind off things, he logs into a phone sex chatroom and connects with a woman whom he thinks is a kindred spirit.The Mysteries of ‘Her’: Kristen Wiig’s Phone Sex Scene, Scarlett Johansson, and More|Marlow Stern|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Just me, my 95-year-old dad, and tens of thousands of our kindred spirits.Ole Miss Football Games Unite a Son and His Aging Father|Stuart Stevens|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When I realized that I had a committed group of readers—kindred spirits, really—with whom I could share things.
Kramer and Billy are kindred spirits, but Kramer accuses Billy of being blinded by the seductions of capitalism.The Novel Fox News Doesn’t Want You to Read: Ernest Poole’s ‘The Harbor’|John Stoehr|August 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The exile too, far from home and kindred smokes on as he muses of happier hours gone never to return.
Of the Feralia of February 21, the culmination of the festival of the kindred dead (Parentalia), we have already spoken.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
Lady Laura had been away from her own home and kindred some twelve years, and it seemed to her half a lifetime.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The third largest employer of workers engaged in manufacturing is the food and kindred products industry.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
From the original social group another and closer community seems gradually to have developed, the group of kindred.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris