Translation of kindness in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (quality) See examples:kindness (
too towardsomebody)his kindness to o toward usamabilidad (feminine) para conalguienshe did it out of the kindness of her heartsu amabilidad para con nosotrosto kill somebody with kindnesslo hizo de buena or generosa que esabrumar a alguien con atencionesExample sentences1.2 countable (act) we are grateful for their many kindnesses
it was a kindness not to tell him the truthles estamos agradecidos por sus muchos favores or detallesI thought I was doing him a kindnessfue piadoso no decirle la verdadcreí que le hacía un favorExample sentences
- A special thank you to neighbors and friends for their kindness, support and help.
- Thank you to the Counsells and Beardsleys for their kindness and generosity and hospitality.
- The couple say they have been left speechless by the kindness and generosity of friends and neighbours.
- I don't know exactly what my father hoped to accomplish by denying us this most basic of human kindnesses.
- I grew to love and respect Xavier, who showed me many small kindnesses like tying my shoe-laces, wiping my nose or offering me the odd sweet.
- And so, rather than make a simple barter or exchange between two people, we'd be part of a chain of kindnesses, passed on from one person to another, and that chain would be unbroken as long as people just kept doing it.
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