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welldoing

[wel-doo-ing] /ˈwɛlˈdu ɪŋ/
noun
1.
good conduct or action.
Origin of welldoing
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see well1, doing
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  • She had a particular friend, a madame Boncault, the widow of a stockbroker, and she was anxious to contribute to her well-doing.

    Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
  • For all well-being is the result of well-doing in time and in eternity.

    Gathering Jewels James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • We shall persevere in well-doing, not by force, but by reason.

  • But I wished thee to have thy mind set at ease as to thy future well-doing.

    Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
  • It makes me feel rather like an ant, but a well-doing and unworried ant.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • He had great doubts of the possibility of her well-doing, but he kept them to himself.

    Heartsease Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Whereas, on the other hand, the house of a well-behaved, well-doing English villager is a perfect model of comfort and propriety.

  • The world holds out no promise to tempt him like the well-doing of his child.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • Virtue, integrity, and well-doing are not sufficiently aimed at in earliest childhood.

    That Last Waif Horace Fletcher
  • He knew what weariness was for you, and yet he wearied not in well-doing.

    Talks To Farmers Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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