well–meaning

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adjective well–mean·ing \ˈwel-ˈmē-niŋ\

Definition of well–meaning

  1. 1 :  having good intentions well–meaning but misguided idealists

  2. 2 :  based on good intentions well–meaning advice

15th Century

First Known Use of well–meaning

15th century


WELL–MEANING Defined for English Language Learners

well–meaning

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adjective well–mean·ing \ˈwel-ˈmē-niŋ\

Definition of well–meaning for English Language Learners

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


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