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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not unfriendly or threatening; Marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results.

Usage examples (32)
  • Her well-meaning words were received in silence
  • I had two younger brothers and well-meaning parents.
  • There was a mistake that some well-meaning bosses made.
  • Those who tell you not to be afraid are well-meaning fools. for more
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