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meaning or intending well; having good intentions:
a well-meaning but tactless person.
. proceeding from good intentions:
Her well-meaning words were received in silence.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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little sonneteer sincerely felt that his verses were issued in the cause of humanity.
philosophers who declaim against the unrighteousness of war.
stranger, misjudging age or appearance, can step on mines.
family members and friends have only given him more cars, wanting to please him.
He has deceived even the
in the sciences.
providers seemed to find ways to subtly blame me for what had occurred.
, but perhaps as misguided as our disasters.
The alternative version paints her as a dupe-someone whose
efforts have only poured fuel on the fire.
And if that is the case for the
fellow, having been advised that he has caused harm, he should apologize.
It was a reasonable request made by
British Dictionary definitions for
well meaning when postpositive
having or indicating good or benevolent intentions, usually with unfortunate results
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