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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kindliness \Kind"li*ness\, n. 1. Natural inclination; natural course. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality or state of being kindly; benignity; benevolence; gentleness; tenderness; as, kindliness of disposition, of treatment, or of words. [1913 Webster] In kind a father, but not in kindliness. --Sackville. [1913 Webster] 3. Softness; mildness; propitiousness; as, kindliness of weather, or of a season. [1913 Webster] Fruits and corn are much advanced by temper of the air and kindliness of seasons. --Whitlock. [1913 Webster]