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Definition of "unkindly" []

  • Not kindly; unkind. (adjective)
  • In an unkind manner. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unkindly" in a sentence
  • "Its quite plain significance -- to any but those thugs (I do not use the term unkindly) is, that Shakespeare had no prominence while he lived, and none until he had been dead two or three generations."
  • "-- to any but those thugs (I do not use the term unkindly) is, that"
  • "No nice, normal-minded person could remember, or morbidly want to remember, the name unkindly given by Julius Cæsar to Noyon, when he had besieged it."