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kindness

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

kindness → 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.

kindness → countable

Meaning: a kind act

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

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "kindness" uncountable?

a. The help he gave us was a kindness I'll never forget.

b. I'll never forget his kindness and the help he gave us.

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Contributor: Matt Errey