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Meaning of WELL-MEANING

Pronunciation:  wel 'meening

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not unfriendly or threatening; "her well-meaning words were received in silence"; "the exasperation of a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs"
  2. [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-MEANING is a 12 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: amicable, intended, unthreatening, well-intentioned, well-meant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Well"-mean`ing\, a.
Having a good intention.

 

 

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