- Inconsiderate and harsh behaviour: she had had enough of her father’s unkindnessMore example sentences
nastiness, unpleasantness, disagreeableness, cruelty, spite, malice, meanness, mean-spiritedness, viciousness, malevolence, uncharitableness; harshness, callousness, pitilessness, ruthlessness, unfeelingness, compassionlessness, shabbiness, hard-heartedness, heartlessness, cold-heartedness, mercilessness, brutality, savagery, savageness, inhumanity; unfriendliness, inconsiderateness, insensitivity, ungenerousness, inhospitality, unkindliness, hostility
- ‘Meanness’ connotes not only the personal characteristics of spite, unkindness, or aggression, but also the social conditions of shabbiness and impoverishment.
- In the face of your inconsideration or unkindness, I may experience pain, indignation, chagrin, shame, annoyance, bashfulness and more besides.
- In apparently impossible circumstances, where nothing but harshness and unkindness prevail, two human beings make contact, or at least one reaches out a hand to another.