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Kindred in a Sentence

Examples of kindred in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of kindred, followed by 40 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


(adjective) - related by blood or marriage

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EXAMPLES - Kindred in a Sentence

  1. The kindred is a unit organization within the band, or camp. (source)
  2. The Ammonites were next, both in kindred and neighbourhood, to the (source)
  3. In the latter kind of union the notion of kindred does not come in at all. (source)
  4. NPC is a solution "kindred" to Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 / 2003 - Connector. (source)
  5. I had the same kind of kindred spirit reaction that I did to 84 Charing Cross Road. (source)
  6. My kindred is a branch of the race of Adnan, brilliant and resplendent with virtues. (source)
  7. There's some kind of kindred spirit between people who make technologies that help others. (source)
  8. He delighted in echoes, and said they were almost the only kind of kindred voices that he heard. (source)
  9. And in practically every county you go to in the state you will find some kind of kindred organization. (source)
  10. My ambition was exclusively professional; it could be served by no titled kindred, accelerated by no wealthy dower. (source)
  11. And this evocation is important--she is just as scarred as Hex and so feels they should share a kind of kindred feeling. (source)
  12. To be placed again in a position where he would be an incumbrance to those whom he could not call kindred was, in his opinion, (source)
  13. I know we were a kind of kindred spirits, curled up in my shit-ass apartment, counting our toothbrushes as one of our ten assets. (source)
  14. A wildly great kind of kindred; counts in it two Heroes of a high, or almost highest, type: the first two Olafs, Tryggveson and the Saint. (source)
  15. He destroyed the superstition of a self-existing matter: {32} he also waged war against what I will venture to call the kindred superstition of (source)
  16. Now it chanced one holiday, that Kuzia Fakan fared forth to make festival with certain kindred of the court, and she went surrounded by her handmaids. (source)
  17. Something in the aroma of the place was recalling kindred spirits across the sea, when the door was swung wide and Ganger in a big, hearty voice, cried: (source)
  18. He spread his hands and shrugged, acknowledging the truth of her statement, and admitting her as a kind of kindred, all with the same expressive gesture. (source)
  19. There the angel commanded Adam that he should dwell with his wife Eve, of the which he gat Seth; of which tribe, that is to say kindred, Jesu Christ was born. (source)
  20. She wanted to bring the outdoors in, and has found a kind of kindred spirit in Cannistraro, inviting her into her personal resort time and again for new projects. (source)
  21. I have never met her or even seen her before, yet I am amazed that I seemed to just recognise a kind of kindred spirit the moment she walked into the waiting room. (source)
  22. And on a recent evening, four leaders from cities with a "kindred" relation to Boulder came here to share their own political experiences and offer up a bit of advice. (source)
  23. It ' s a tad premature to start making De Niro-Scorsese comparisons, but Stella Schnabel and Ry Russo-Young have the kind of kindred spark that can make such a moment happen. (source)
  24. And blood relations are nearer in kin to each other by the Book of God than the believers and those who fled3; only your doing kindness to your kindred, that is traced in the Book. (source)
  25. The refusal to pray for an unbelieving kindred is justified, according to Mahomet, by the duty of a prophet, and the example of Abraham, who reprobated his own father as an enemy of God. (source)
  26. And they have burst the many ties which held them; they were parents, brothers, sisters, children, and friends; but the bond of the kindred is broken, and the silver cord of love is loosed. (source)
  27. We just now parted off from the weaving of clothes, the making of blankets, which differ from each other in that one is put under and the other is put around: and these are what I termed kindred arts. (source)
  28. And so the Apostle, using a word kindred with that of my text, but intensifying it by addition, says, 'He became obedient even unto the death of the Cross, wherefore God also hath highly lifted Him up.' (source)
  29. We find not that Matthew looked after Christ, or had any inclination to follow him, though some of his kindred were already disciples of Christ, but Christ prevented him with the blessings of his goodness. (source)
  30. The two are not friends exactly - Mr. Geithner rolls his eyes at the idea of playing golf, the president's preferred form of relaxation - but they are what David Axelrod, Mr. Obama's political adviser, calls "kindred spirits." (source)
  31. Undoubtedly, they see in Putin some kind of kindred soul, who can satisfyingly liquidate anyone who criticizes them, obliterate "undesirables" like homosexuals and Jews and Blacks, and build the kind of world they'd like to live in. (source)
  32. She felt, in an ardent and uncommon degree, that instinctive love of kindred which is implanted in our nature, and manifested so strongly by the natives of Scotland; but, on the other hand, gratitude and duty appeared to bid her stay with her benefactors. (source)
  33. Tengku Juliana Maisya of SMK St Francis Convent was the toast of her school when she easily grabbed first place in the secondary-school category, spelling "kindred" to beat out SM All Saint's Susan Ann Tiong who could not spell "debacle" correctly in the tie-breaker. (source)
  34. In the former kind the notion of kindred is the groundwork of everything; it determines the character of every relation and every action, even though the kindred between some members of the society and others may be owing to a legal fiction and not of natural descent. (source)
  35. In the former kind the notion of kindred is the groundwork of every thing; it determines the character of every relation and every action, even though the kindred between some members of the society and others may be owing to a legal fiction and not to natural descent. (source)
  36. And now, having ruled that races and nations, though largely formed by the working of an artificial law, are still real and living things, groups in which the idea of kindred is the idea around which every thing has grown, how are we to define our races and our nations? (source)
  37. He said that among the possibilities are whether the attackers were from an indigenous terrorist group, whether they were from a home grown outfit who had been used by outsiders by cash inducements or 'kindred' reasons or even were foreign elements intent on destabilizing Pakistan. (source)
  38. As we said I think at the beginning that really a very important group of young, liberal aristocrats like Lafayette, a friend and in fact in-law, kind of kindred through marriage of Lafayette's called the Vicomte de Noailles, a family that's still very powerful and famous in France today; Noailles is an extraordinary person. (source)
  39. "As I make this pot and I'm using water and I'm using this clay body, I can't help but think I have this deep kind of kindred relationship with Dave and the materials he used," said Gates as he worked clay in a video released by the Joyce Award, which supports artists of color in major Midwestern cities and is granting the funds. (source)
  40. "We must do it," was the conclusion the Misses Leaf unanimously came to; even Selina; who with all her faults, had a fair share of good feeling and of that close clinging to kindred which is found in fallen households, or households whom the sacred bond of common poverty, has drawn together in a way that large, well-to-do home circles can never quite understand. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 40 example sentences provided below is 57.0, which suggests that "kindred" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.


We have 20 synonyms for kindred.

affiliated, agnate, akin, alike, allied, analogous, cognate, congeneric, congenial, connate, connatural, consanguine, germane, homogeneous, incident, kin, likable, parallel, related, similar


We have 4 antonyms for kindred.

dissimilar, irrelevant, noncorresponding, unaffiliated


Pronunciation: (kĭnˈdrĭd)

Syllabification: kin-dred


View up to 25 definitions of kindred from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) A group of related persons, as a clan or tribe.
  2. (noun) A person's relatives; kinfolk.
  3. (adjective) Of the same ancestry or family: kindred clans.
  4. (adjective) Having a similar or related origin, nature, or character: kindred emotions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) Distant and close relatives, collectively.
  2. (noun) Peoples of the same ethnic descent, not including speaker; brethren.
  3. (noun) A grouping of relatives.
  4. (noun) A combination of extended family and religious group, of the Ásatrú religious order in America.
  5. (adjective) Of the same nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin.
  2. (noun) Relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former; relations; persons related to each other.
  3. (adjective) Related; congenial; of the like nature or properties

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) Relationship by birth, marriage, or descent; consanguinity; kinship; affinity.
  2. (noun) Community in kind; intrinsic relationship or connection.
  3. (noun) In a plural sense, relatives by blood or descent, or, by extension, by marriage; a body of persons related to one another; relatives; kin.
  4. (noun) A tribe; a body of persons connected by a family or tribal bond: with a plural form.
  5. (None) Having kinship; allied by blood or descent; related as kin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (adjective) related by blood or marriage
  2. (noun) group of people related by blood or marriage
  3. (adjective) similar in quality or character