(an) act of kindness

(an) act of kindness
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  • Random act of kindness — A random act of kindness is a purportedly selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up an individual or in some cases even an animal. There will generally be no reason other than to make people smile, or be… …   Wikipedia

  • Kindness — is the act or the state of charitable behavior to other people.In philosophy and cultureKindness is considered to be one of the Knightly Virtues, and is a recognized value in many cultures and religions (see ethics in religion). It is considered… …   Wikipedia

  • act of generosity — index favor (act of kindness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • act of grace — index amnesty, favor (act of kindness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • kindness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ loving ▪ simple ▪ genuine, natural ▪ unexpected …   Collocations dictionary

  • act — act1 [ ækt ] noun *** ▸ 1 single thing someone does ▸ 2 law ▸ 3 part of play, etc. ▸ 4 performance ▸ 5 behavior hiding truth ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a single thing that someone does: act of violence/vandalism/terrorism/kindness/bravery/desperation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • act */*/*/ — I UK [ækt] / US noun Word forms act : singular act plural acts 1) [countable] a single thing that someone does act of violence/vandalism/terrorism/kindness/bravery/desperation etc: No act of kindness is ever wasted. We strongly condemn any act of …   English dictionary

  • kindness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The quality of being kind] Syn. tenderness, good intentions, consideration, sympathy, sweetness, benevolence, generosity, helpfulness, kindheartedness, indulgence, delicacy, tact, benignity, mildness, courtesy,… …   English dictionary for students

  • kindness — Synonyms and related words: accommodatingness, act of grace, act of kindness, advantageousness, affability, agreeableness, aid, amiability, amiableness, amicability, amicableness, amity, assistance, auspiciousness, benefaction, beneficence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • act — 1 noun (C) 1 ACTION (C) a particular kind of action: a criminal act | act of kindness/revenge/courage etc: The Bishop condemned the attack as an act of mindless violence. | a supreme act of heroism | the sexual act (=the act of having sex) 2 be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • act*/*/*/ — [ækt] noun I 1) [C] a single thing that someone does an act of violence against innocent people[/ex] a simple act of kindness[/ex] groups committing criminal acts[/ex] 2) [singular] a way of behaving that is not sincere She isn t really upset: it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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