unkindliness
noun see unkindly I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unkindliness — Un*kind li*ness, n. Unkindness. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unkindliness — See unkindly. * * * …   Universalium

  • unkindliness — un·kindliness …   English syllables

  • unkindliness — “+ noun Etymology: Middle English unkindlinesse, from unkindly + nesse ness : the quality or state of being unkindly …   Useful english dictionary

  • unkindly — unkindliness, n. /un kuynd lee/, adj., unkindlier, unkindliest. 1. not kindly; unkind; ill natured. 2. inclement or bleak, as weather or climate. 3. unfavorable for crops: unkindly soil. adv. 4. in an unkind manner. [1175 1225; ME; see UN 1,… …   Universalium

  • unkindly — I. adjective Date: 13th century not kindly • unkindliness noun II. adverb Date: 14th century in an unkind manner < dwells unkindly long on his final decline A. H. Johnston > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disagreeableness — Synonyms and related words: disagreeability, displeasingness, displeasure, distastefulness, inhospitableness, inhospitality, ugliness, unamiability, unappealingness, unattractiveness, unbenignity, unbenignness, uncompassionateness, uncordiality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inhospitality — n inhospitableness, unfriendliness, coolness, coldness, aloofness, unsocialism, unsociability, unsociableness, antisociality; hostility, inimicalness, inimicality; ill disposedness, unreceptiveness, close mindedness, narrow mindedness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • malevolence — n 1. malice, maliciousness, malignity, malignance, animosity, antagonism, hostility, hate, hatred, enmity, wrath, violence, ferocity, anger, dudgeon, bad blood; venom, rancor, ill will, spite, spitefulness, grudge, pique, ire, acrimony, acerbity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • petulance — n 1. peevishness, pettishness, Rare. petulancy; ill humoredness, ill humor, touchiness, testiness, waspishness, querulousness, carpingness; irascibleness, irascibility, cholericness, ill temperedness, bad temper, spleen, spleenishness; crabbiness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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