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Meaning of WELL-INTENTIONED

Pronunciation:  'wel in'tenshund

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results; "a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter"; "a well-meaning but tactless fellow"; "the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm; "blunt but well-meant criticism"
 

WELL-INTENTIONED is a 16 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: intended, well-meaning, well-meant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Well`-in*ten"tioned\, a.
Having upright intentions or honorable purposes.

      Dutchmen who had sold themselves to France, as the
      wellintentioned party.                   --Macaulay.

 

 

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