- lacking in kindness or mercy; severe.
Origin of unkind
Related Words for unkinderinsensitive, harsh, malicious, spiteful, unfriendly, cruel, hateful, nasty, uncaring, barbarous, brutal, cold-blooded, heartless, inconsiderate, inhuman, malevolent, malignant, mean, sadistic, savage
Examples from the Web for unkinder
Historical Examples of unkinder
The most suspicions Republican could hardly have dealt an unkinder thrust.Stephen A. Douglas
Everything seemed different, unfriendlier, unkinder, now that he was alone and helpless.The Burning Secret
The hardest part of my unfortunate case is this, that the unkinder you are to me the more I love you.Airy Fairy Lilian
Margaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)
Houses were always being taken in that paradise by wealthy persons from unkinder climates.Christopher and Columbus
Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
The unkinder wits of the neighbourhood had been known to suggest that the first letter of its name was superfluous.
- lacking kindness; unsympathetic or cruel
- archaic, or dialect
- (of weather) unpleasant
- (of soil) hard to cultivate