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Antonyms for kindness

cruelty, barbarity, spitefulness, venom, hardness, corrosiveness, savagery, jealousy, heartlessness, animalism, insolence, sternness, maliciousness, rigorousness, mercilessness, antipathy, discourtesy, Churlishness, grimness, despite, unkindness, inconsideration, callousness, indifference, acrimony, interference, atrociousness, strictness, atrocity, rigidity, disrespect, harshness, cruelness, covetousness, malignity, meanness, virulence, truculence, virulency, enmity, malevolence, malice, impediment, animality, mordancy, unfeelingness, animosity, rigidness, brutishness, inconsiderateness, Acidness, rancor, brutality, impoliteness, sadism, bitterness, inflexibility, viciousness, obstacle, thoughtlessness, dislike, wantonness, toughness, impertinence, vitriol, insensitivity, exactingness, illiberality, malignance, nastiness, acidity, greediness, inhumanity, green-eyed monster, acridness, inhumanness, asperity, disrespectfulness, Unkindliness, cattiness, coldheartedness, beastliness, selfishness, barbarousness, cold-bloodedness, malignancy, coldness, unconcern, tartness, spite, moroseness, niggardliness, invidiousness, rigor, discourteousness, enviousness, self-seeking, stinginess, hatred, stringency, acerbity, bile, bestiality, severity, spleen, pitilessness, hurdle, hostility, ungraciousness, impudence, resentment, envy, dis, incivility, Impertinency, swinishness, acridity, sourness, disinterest, fiendishness, savageness, ill will, hindrance, ruthlessness, hatefulness, sharpness.

Quotes of kindness

  1. A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. – Saint Basil
  2. Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning. – Frederick William Faber
  3. I go now before the milk of Human kindness goes sour for me. – Philip Francis
  4. Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
  5. For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. – Audrey Hepburn
  6. Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love. – Washington Irving
  7. There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers. – Gerald Massey
  8. Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey. – Marcel Proust
  9. I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion. – Ron Reagan
  10. You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart. – David Rockefeller
  11. Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession. – Sophocles
  12. It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self -interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second. – John Steinbeck
  13. I've been on the other side of the table many times, trying to get people to be sympathetic to projects, and I've been the victim of that kind of intense kindness masking extreme stupidity. – Tilda Swinton
  14. Treat everyone with respect and kindness Period. No exceptions. – Kiana Tom

Usage examples for kindness

  1. Still, she could not bring herself to refuse an offer which seemed meant in kindness – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  2. That was all Marilda's kindness – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. I shall never forget your great kindness – Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor by William Somerset Maugham
  4. I shall never forget you, Twinkle answered, nor any part of all your kindness to us. – Policeman Bluejay by L. Frank Baum
  5. Not kindness from everybody then. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  6. There is much kindness in the world still. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  7. It would be a kindness to go. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  8. " Thank you, sir, for your kindness – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  9. " I have no right, George, to ask anything from your kindness as a cousin; but for your love's sake, your old love, which you cannot forget, I do ask you to save me from this. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  10. The people in the house where they lived, were as kind as they knew how to be; but how little they knew about kindness and nothing about peace and quiet. – A Few Short Sketches by Douglass Sherley
  11. The most real kindness which could be shown to him was to leave him where he was. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  12. Each hour of our stay was arranged with kindness – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  13. In return for our kindness he has gone off, we can't say where. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  14. Within a week, the tender graces, and kindness and soft ways of the young girl, had made way in the heart of the old woman which you would have never suspected, and she afterwards could hardly bear her out of her sight. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  15. Indeed, said Rachel, she is so warm and bright, and really earnest in her kindness that she will be sure to see her own way right at home. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  16. How could you be wrong to do so great a kindness to a stranger as you have done to me? – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  17. Tell me that you will, for my sake, for I should never forgive myself should you suffer through the kindness you did me. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  18. And the kindness of the two dear people! – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  19. " No, no, Shoni," said the girl, " you are kind, indeed, and I will never forget your kindness but I will go to Nance, on the island; she will take me in, I know." – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  20. I felt their kindness when the sorrow within me wouldn't let me tell them so. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope

Rhymes for kindness