What does unkindness mean?

unkindness meaning in General Dictionary

not enough sympathy


unkindness meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, "state or personality to be unkind, not enough all-natural regard or proper consideration," from un- (1) "not" + kindness (n.), or from unkind (adj.) + -ness. Indicating "an unkind act" is from c.1500.


Sentence Examples with the word unkindness

The ancient cannon, which look seaward, wear a very menacing expression; but I doubt if there is any unkindness in their rusty old hearts.

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