unkindly

[uhn-kahynd-lee]
adjective, unkindlier, unkindliest.
1.
not kindly; unkind; ill-natured.
2.
inclement or bleak, as weather or climate.
3.
unfavorable for crops: unkindly soil.
adverb
4.
in an unkind manner.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see un-1, kindly

unkindliness, noun
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unkind (ʌnˈkaɪnd)
 
adj
1.  lacking kindness; unsympathetic or cruel
2.  archaic, dialect or
 a.  (of weather) unpleasant
 b.  (of soil) hard to cultivate
 
un'kindly
 
adv
 
un'kindness
 
n

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As for her trainee, he was photographed with milk-white shanks exposed unkindly to the elements.
Unkindly, there are no places to sit anywhere in the show.
Cruel stepsisters taunt the heroine and treat her unkindly.
But he has not done it unkindly and the life of the burnt-umber natives is one of ease, comparatively speaking.
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