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kindness

The noun "kindness" can be both countable and uncountable.


uncountable

Meaning: the quality of being kind to people or animals
Example sentence: A baby chick had fallen from its nest, and Tim's natural kindness made him want to help it.

countable

Meaning: a kind act
Example sentence: My mother thanked the nurses for their many small kindnesses while she was in their care.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "kindness" uncountable?
  1. The help he gave us was a kindness I'll never forget.
  2. I'll never forget his kindness and the help he gave us.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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