1. (superl.) Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.

2. (superl.) Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.

3. (superl.) Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.

4. (superl.) Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act.

5. (superl.) Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness.

6. (a.) Nature; natural instinct or disposition.

7. (a.) Race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind.

8. (a.) Nature; style; character; sort; fashion; manner; variety; description; class; as, there are several kinds of eloquence, of style, and of music; many kinds of government; various kinds of soil, etc.

9. (v. t.) To beget.

Christian Christlike Christly accommodating advantageous affable affectionate agreeable altruistic amiable amicable animal kingdom approachable auspicious beneficent beneficial benevolent benign benignant blood body-build bon bonny brand braw breed brood brotherly bueno capital cast character characteristic characteristics charitable clan class clement cogent color commendable compassionate complaisant complexion compliant composition conciliatory congenial considerate constituents constitution cooperative cordial courteous crasis decent deme denomination description designation dharma diathesis disposition eleemosynary elegant estimable ethos excellent expedient fair family famous favorable feather fiber fine folk forbearing forgiving form frame fraternal friendlike friendly generous genial genius genre gens gentle genus good good-hearted good-humored good-natured good-tempered goodly gracious grain grand habit harmonious healthy helpful house hue human humane humanitarian humor humors ilk indulgent kidney kin kindhearted kindly kindly-disposed label laudable lenient line lineage long-suffering longanimous lot loving magnanimous make makeup manner mark matriclan merciful mold nation nature neighborlike neighborly nice noble number obliging openhearted order overindulgent overpermissive patient patriclan peaceable people permissive persuasion philanthropic phratry phyle phylum physique placable plant kingdom pleasant profitable property propitious quality race regal responsive royal sept shape simpatico sisterly skillful sociable softhearted somatotype sort sound sparing species spirit splendid stamp stem stirps stock strain streak stripe style suchness sweet-tempered sympathetic sympathique sympathizing system temper temperament tendency tender tenderhearted tenor the like of the likes of thoughtful tolerant tone totem tribe type understanding unhostile unresentful unrevengeful useful valid variety vein very good virtuous warm warm-hearted warmhearted way well-affected well-disposed well-intentioned well-meaning well-meant


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