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1. Exhibiting or feeling no kindness or compassion; heartless.
2. Obsolete Inhuman.

kind′less·ly adv.


1. heartless
2. against nature; unnatural
ˈkindlessly adv


(ˈkaɪnd lɪs)

1. lacking kindness; unkind.
2. Obs. unnatural; inhuman.
kind′less•ly, adv.
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Bloody, bawdy villain, Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain O vengeance.
Shakespeare's depiction of Claudius as a "treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain" (2.
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How cruel and kindless the terrorists can be, that picture is in front of us.
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different kinds" (Nelson 1970, 257) and are themselves intrinsically kindless.
And although the Chinese was definitely a colored man even if not a Negro, he was only he, single peculiar and barren; not just kinless but even kindless, half the world or anyway half the continent (we all knew about San Francisco's Chinatown) sundered from his like and therefore as threatless as a mule.