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Definition of "unkindness" []

  • The state or quality of being unkind. (noun)
  • An unkind act. (noun)
  • The collective noun for ravens (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unkindness" in a sentence
  • "Her earnest, eloquent justification of herself, and her lofty sense of female honor, are rendered more affecting and impressive by that chilling despair that contempt for a life which has been made bitter to her through unkindness, which is betrayed in every word of her speech, though so calmly characteristic."
  • "And in a way, they remind me of juvenile ravens, because they tend to collect in a gaggle [although technically and grammatically and practically, the term is an "unkindness"], where they spend an inordinate amount of bandwidth and space commenting on the writing field and promoting the new works of the younger writers, whom they wish to join."
  • "Strange, that what I called 'unkindness' for so many years, in departing should have left to me such a sudden desolation!"