milk of human kindness


milk of human kindness
milk of human kindness (Shakespeare)
Compassionate nature
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Main Entry:milk

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milk of human kindness,
natural sympathy and affection.

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care and compassion for others
Origin:
with allusion to Shakespeare's Macbeth

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • milk of human kindness — ► milk of human kindness care and compassion for others. [ORIGIN: from Shakespeare s Macbeth.] Main Entry: ↑milk …   English terms dictionary

  • milk of human kindness —    Someone who has, or is full of, the milk of human kindness, is naturally kind and compassionate to others.     She s a wonderful person full of the milk of human kindness …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • milk of human kindness — good will, positive human treatment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • milk of human kindness — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s Macbeth …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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  • (the) milk of human kindness — the milk of human kindness mainly literary phrase kindness towards other people. The expression comes from Shakespeare’s play Macbeth . Thesaurus: friendliness, generosity and kindnesssynonym Main entry: milk * * * the milk of human ˈkindness f9 …   Useful english dictionary

  • the milk of human kindness — literary : kind feelings or behavior toward other people He was filled with the milk of human kindness. [=he was filled with kindness; he was very kind] • • • Main Entry: ↑milk …   Useful english dictionary

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  • the milk of human kindness — mainly literary kindness towards other people. The expression comes from Shakespeare s play Macbeth …   English dictionary

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