- not sympathetic to or considerate of others
- harsh, severe, cruel, rigorous, etc.
This girl is being unkind to the other.
- An example of someone unkind is a very strict, mean school principal.
- An example of something unkind is a person taking a treat from the hand of a child.
The definition of unkind is cruel or inconsiderate of others.
not kind; specif.,
- Lacking kindness; inconsiderate or unsympathetic.
- Harsh; severe: unkind winters.
(comparative unkinder or more unkind, superlative unkindest or most unkind)
From un- +"Ž kind.
- Try not to lose your temper or make snappy remarks because, although he may be attracted to your physically, he'll make a mental note that you were unkind, and that may come back to haunt you.
- Other celebrities who have also suffered under this unkind scrutiny include Demi Moore, Jennifer Lopez, and most recently, Jamie Lynn Spears.
- The success of that show has helped audiences differentiate from the sisters and an unkind media has often pointed out that Ashlee is everything Jessica isn't: intelligent and a bit homely.
- Monica was a sweetheart who never said an unkind word about a soul.
- It was most unkind of you to cruelly diagnose him otherwise and accuse him of being a thief.