kindred

[kin-drid]
noun
1.
a person's relatives collectively; kinfolk; kin.
2.
a group of persons related to another; family, tribe, or race.
3.
relationship by birth or descent, or sometimes by marriage; kinship.
4.
natural relationship; affinity.
adjective
5.
associated by origin, nature, qualities, etc.: kindred languages.
6.
having the same belief, attitude, or feeling: We are kindred spirits on the issue of gun control.
7.
related by birth or descent; having kinship: kindred tribes.
8.
belonging to kin or relatives: kindred blood.

Origin:
1125–75; Middle English, variant (with epenthetic d) of kinrede. See kin, -red

kindredless, adjective
kindredness, noun
kindredship, noun
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kindred (ˈkɪndrɪd)
 
adj
1.  having similar or common qualities, origin, etc
2.  related by blood or marriage
3.  kindred spirit a person with whom one has something in common
 
n
4.  relationship by blood
5.  similarity in character
6.  a person's relatives collectively
 
[C12 kinred, from kin + -red, from Old English rǣden rule, from rǣdan to rule]
 
'kindredness
 
n
 
'kindredship
 
n

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kindred
c.1200, kinraden, compound of kin (q.v.) + -rede, from O.E. ræden "condition, rule," related to rædan "to advise, rule" (see read). With intrusive -d- (17c.) probably for phonetic reasons (cf. thunder) but perhaps encouraged by kind (n.).
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kindred kin·dred (kĭn'drĭd)
n.
A group of related persons, such as a clan or tribe.

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Example sentences
Indeed he becomes so much absorbed in it as to be able to recognize his kindred
  after he and they have grown up.
Their hearts are turned to their kindred dear.
We felt glad to be sharing our table with a kindred spirit.
As both relied on fair winds for their ocean travels, the bird was welcomed as
  a kindred spirit.
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