Unkind

usgb/ˌʌnˈkaɪnd/Volume
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Social ContextPlay
Use 'unkind' to describe actions that are socially insensitive or lacking in empathy. SlideHe was unkind to ignore her plea for help.
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Connotation of IntentionPlay
'Unkind' can imply intentional rudeness, but not always. SlideIt might have been unkind, but I don't think he meant to be rude.
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Tone of SpeechPlay
Reflect on your tone when accused of being unkind; it can change the message. SlideHer sarcastic tone made her comments even more unkind.