well meant

well-meaning

[wel-mee-ning]
adjective
1.
meaning or intending well; having good intentions: a well-meaning but tactless person.
2.
Also, well-meant [wel-ment] . proceeding from good intentions: Her well-meaning words were received in silence.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

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well-meaning
 
adj
having or indicating good or benevolent intentions, usually with unfortunate results

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