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American English: /ˈkaɪn(d)nəs/
British English: /ˈkʌɪn(d)nəs/

Translation of kindness in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable (quality) See examples:kindness (to otoward somebody)
    amabilidad (feminine) para con alguien
    his kindness to o toward us
    su amabilidad para con nosotros
    she did it out of the kindness of her heart
    lo hizo de buena or generosa que es
    to kill somebody with kindness
    abrumar a alguien con atenciones
    Example 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.
    1.2 countable (act) we are grateful for their many kindnesses
    les estamos agradecidos por sus muchos favores or detalles
    it was a kindness not to tell him the truth
    fue piadoso no decirle la verdad
    I thought I was doing him a kindness
    creí que le hacía un favor
    Example sentences
    • 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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