well-meaning


well–mean·ing

adjective \-ˈmē-niŋ\

: having or showing a desire to do something good but often producing bad results

Full Definition of WELL-MEANING

1
:  having good intentions <well–meaning but misguided idealists>
2
:  based on good intentions <well–meaning advice>

First Known Use of WELL-MEANING

15th century

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