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well-meaning   (TTS Sound)

Overview of adj well-meaning

The adj well-meaning has 2 senses

  • well-meaning, unthreatening -- (not unfriendly or threatening; "her well-meaning words were received in silence"; "the exasperation of a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs")

  • well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant -- (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")