adjective, un·kind·er, un·kind·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for unkind
These behaviors are more than being unkind and will not be tolerated.Asian student verbally harassed, spat at outside Fairfax middle school|Hannah Natanson, Justin Jouvenal|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
He agrees his sister's behavior — and the behavior of the others in this group — is unkind.Carolyn Hax: Her sister-in-law has the starring role in a mean group chat|Carolyn Hax|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
He has also never spoken an unkind word about her in our presence and has always insisted that we treat her with respect, no matter what she says or does.Miss Manners: Celebrating 50 years of wedded . . . something|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Outs above average, a range-based Statcast metric, is similarly unkind to Schwarber, given his lack of speed and inability to spring into the gap.Signing Kyle Schwarber puts a spotlight on Victor Robles’s defense|Jesse Dougherty|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Questioning a certain point of view—even in a way that seems critical or unkind—can sometimes be necessary.A new social-media platform wants to enforce “kindness.” Can that ever work?|Tanya Basu|October 7, 2020|MIT Technology Review
With your unkind and unjust words, you continue to cause harm to LGBT people in your religious communities.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“She was very kind and I never heard her say an unkind word about anyone,” Emma Soames says.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first time round, in 2011, the critics, while not unkind, were not laudatory.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor would Hitchens have made this statement: “Religion forces nice people to do unkind things.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence|Patricia Pearson|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shows like that are designed to have fun with you without being devastatingly unkind.Best Bits From George Clooney’s Suave And Funny Reddit AMA|Marina Watts|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thought for a moment, and then said, "Honour bright, I can't remember anything unkind I ever did to her."
I've grown used to seeing you, to having you with me all the time, and your action seems unfriendly, even unkind.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Because, if you were never unkind to her, like Nurse said you were, she'll be most awfully glad to see you again.
Notwithstanding, they bear with much patience a great deal of abuse from unkind masters.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Of course, she should not have minded so keenly the foolish talk of an impertinent and unkind girl.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
British Dictionary definitions for unkind
- (of weather) unpleasant
- (of soil) hard to cultivate