Synonyms for unkind

Synonyms for (adj) unkind

Synonyms: pitiless, unkind

Definition: deficient in humane and kindly feelings

Similar words: inhumane

Definition: lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

Usage: humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used

Synonyms: unkind

Definition: lacking kindness

Usage: a thoughtless and unkind remark; the unkindest cut of all

Similar words: stinging, cutting, edged

Definition: (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

Usage: cutting remarks; edged satire; a stinging comment

Similar words: harsh, rough

Definition: unkind or cruel or uncivil

Usage: had harsh words; a harsh and unlovable old tyrant; a rough answer

Similar words: hurtful

Definition: causing hurt

Usage: her hurtful unconsidered words

Similar words: unkindly, unsympathetic

Definition: lacking in sympathy and kindness

Usage: unkindly ancts

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