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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Kind \Kind\ (k[imac]nd), a. [Compar. Kinder (k[imac]nd"[~e]r);
superl. Kindest.] [AS. cynde, gecynde, natural, innate,
prop. an old p. p. from the root of E. kin. See Kin
1. Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature;
natural; native. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
It becometh sweeter than it should be, and loseth
the kind taste. --Holland.
2. Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial;
sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.
Yet was he kind, or if severe in aught,
The love he bore to learning was his fault.
3. Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and
confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining;
benevolent; benignant; gracious.
He is kind unto the unthankful and to evil. --Luke
O cruel Death, to those you take more kind
Than to the wretched mortals left behind. --Waller.
A fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind. --Garrick.
4. Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness,
gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act. "Manners so
kind, yet stately." --Tennyson.
5. Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in
Syn: Benevolent; benign; beneficent; bounteous; gracious;
propitious; generous; forbearing; indulgent; tender;
humane; compassionate; good; lenient; clement; mild;
gentle; bland; obliging; friendly; amicable. See
From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :
Kinder, LA -- U.S. town in Louisiana
Population (2000): 2148
Housing Units (2000): 950
Land area (2000): 1.637934 sq. miles (4.242229 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.637934 sq. miles (4.242229 sq. km)
FIPS code: 39755
Located within: Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
Location: 30.486696 N, 92.846779 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 70648
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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