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unkindly

[ uhn-kahynd-lee ]
/ ʌnˈkaɪnd li /
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adjective, un·kind·li·er, un·kind·li·est.
not kindly; unkind; ill-natured.
inclement or bleak, as weather or climate.
unfavorable for crops: unkindly soil.
adverb
in an unkind manner.
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Origin of unkindly

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at un-1, kindly

OTHER WORDS FROM unkindly

un·kind·li·ness, noun
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