What is another word for unkind?

Synonyms for unkind

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word unkind.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unkindadjective

    lacking kindness

    "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all"


    kindly, openhearted, good-hearted, kind-hearted, benignant, gentle, charitable, benign, sympathetic, gracious, kindhearted, humane, kind, large-hearted, benevolent

  2. pitiless, unkindadjective

    deficient in humane and kindly feelings

    unpitying, ruthless, remorseless, pitiless

    sympathetic, benevolent, gracious, benign, humane, kind-hearted, kind, openhearted, gentle, kindly, good-hearted, charitable, large-hearted, benignant, kindhearted

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unkindadjective

    unfriendly, ungracious, unsympathizing, ungenial, unamiable, disobliging, harsh, cruel

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unkindadjective

    cruel, harsh, austere, rigorous, incompassionate, inclement, brutal

How to pronounce unkind?

How to say unkind in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use unkind in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 1600:

    Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

  2. Kara Richardson Whitely:

    The third one, while it wasn't as glorious and easy as the first one, it was the most moving and life changing because of the fact that I used the hike to understand why over the years I was so unkind to myself with weight, it was about self acceptance; it was about knowing what I've been through and my past.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude.

  4. Kahlil Gibron:

    I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

Translations for unkind

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for unkind »


Find a translation for the unkind synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"unkind." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 3 Dec. 2023. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/unkind>.

Discuss these unkind synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for unkind?

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. chancy
    • B. certain
    • C. iffy
    • D. dicey

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for unkind: