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    What is the difference between "kindliness" and "kindness"?

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    ex)...one little boy wrote Wilhelm II a simple, sincere letter, glowing with kindliness and affection...

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    Default Re: kindliness vs kindness

    A the little boy probably hadn't had the opportunity to be kind to Wilhelm II, then kindliness would refer the the quality of his character rather than any actual deed.

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