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[in-ten-shuh nd] /ɪnˈtɛn ʃənd/
having particular or specified intentions (often used in combination):
a well-intentioned person.
Origin of intentioned
1640-50; intention + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Cox may be well-intentioned in trying to ensure that a congested network still performs well for users.
  • And missionaries, while often well-intentioned, tried to stamp out native customs and beliefs.
  • Too many well-intentioned people bring a new dog into their homes expecting that the dog will figure it all out on its own.
  • Even well intentioned people will make their strongest argument for what they believe in.
  • Even the best trained and intentioned suffer from this hence the necessity of double blind experiments in medicine.
  • In fact, no continent has a worse record of human ecological devastation, some of it even well-intentioned.
  • We are doing so much to promote longevity of dangerous, damaging, and anti-fitness genes with our well-intentioned interventions.
  • It is also not a hoax, there is nothing secretive or ill intentioned about it.
  • Thanks largely to initiatives, many of them well intentioned, it is also wildly at odds with itself.
  • Whether good-intentioned or bad, those lacking that expertise and experience cannot comprehensively evaluate technical work.

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