how to pronounce unkind


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unkind is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of unkind in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… thinking very unkind thoughts about both …”

meanings of unkind


  1. Having no race or kindred; childless.
  2. Lacking kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or similar; cruel, harsh or unjust; ungrateful.
  3. Not kind; contrary to nature or type; unnatural.

unkind frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word unkind occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics unkind can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that unkind can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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