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Kindness vs. Empathy

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Kindnessnoun

The state of being kind.

Empathynoun

Identification with or understanding of the thoughts, feelings, or emotional state of another person.

‘She had a lot of empathy for her neighbor; she knew what it was like to lose a parent too.’;

Kindnessnoun

An instance of kind or charitable behaviour.

Empathynoun

Capacity to understand another person's point of view or the result of such understanding.

Kindnessnoun

The state or quality of being kind, in any of its various senses; manifestation of kind feeling or disposition beneficence.

‘I do fear thy nature;It is too full o' the milk of human kindnessTo catch the nearest way.’; ‘Unremembered actsOf kindness and of love.’;

Empathynoun

A paranormal ability to psychically read another person's emotions.

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Kindnessnoun

A kind act; an act of good will; as, to do a great kindness.

Empathynoun

understanding and entering into another's feelings

Kindnessnoun

the quality of being warm-hearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic

Empathy

Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, that is, the capacity to place oneself in another's position. Definitions of empathy encompass a broad range of emotional states.

Kindnessnoun

tendency to be kind and forgiving

Kindnessnoun

a kind act

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Kindnessnoun

the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate

‘he thanked them for their kindness and support’;

Kindnessnoun

a kind act

‘it would be a kindness on your part to invite her’;

Kindness

Kindness is a type of behavior marked by acts of generosity, consideration, or concern for others, without expecting praise or reward. Kindness was one of the main topics in the Bible.

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