the state or quality of being kind
: kindness to animals.
act; favor: his many kindnesses to me.
behavior: I will never forget your kindness.
friendly feeling; liking.
Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English kindenes. Related forms
1, 3. benignity, benevolence, humanity, generosity, charity, sympathy, compassion, tenderness. 2. good turn.
1. malevolence. 3. cruelty.