Kindly meaning

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Natural to its kind.
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In a kind manner.

He spoke kindly to us.

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Out of kindness.

She kindly overlooked their mistake.

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Kindly is defined as something done in a caring or compassionate manner, or is a word used to request something in an overly-polite manner.

When you give someone a reprieve from answering a question and you do so out of compassion, this is an example of when you kindly let them off the hook.

If you want someone to be quiet and you ask them in a rude way, this is an example of when you might say "would you kindly shut up please."

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Pleasantly; agreeably.

The sun shone kindly.

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In an accommodating manner.

Would you kindly fill in your name and address?

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In a way or course that is natural; fittingly.
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Of a sympathetic, helpful, or benevolent nature.

A kindly interest; a gentle, kindly soul.

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Agreeable; pleasant.

A kindly breeze.

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Of or relating to a status derived by legal descent from an ancestor.
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Kind; gracious; benign.
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Agreeable; pleasant.

A kindly climate.

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Natural; native; innate.
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In a kind, gracious manner.
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Agreeably; favorably.
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As a courtesy; please.

Kindly shut the door.

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Naturally.
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Having a kind personality.

A kindly old man sits on the park bench every afternoon feeding pigeons.

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Wordsworth.

Should e'er a kindlier time ensue.

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Spenser.

An herd of bulls whom kindly rage doth sting.

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L. Andrews.

Whatsoever as the Son of God he may do, it is kindly for Him as the Son of Man to save the sons of men.

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In a kind manner, out of kindness.

He kindly offered to take us to the station in his car.

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In a favourable way.
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Please; used to make a polite request.

Kindly refrain from walking on the grass.

Kindly move your car out of the front yard.

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(US) With kind acceptance; used with take.

I don't take kindly to threats.

Aunt Daisy didn't take it kindly when we forgot her anniversary.

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The definition of kindly is someone gentle, pleasant or compassionate.

A sweet, gentle and nice old woman is an example of a kindly old woman.

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