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Definitions and Synonyms of well-intentioned | Another word for well-intentioned | What is well-intentioned?

Definition 1: marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where well-intentioned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • blunt but well-meant criticism

Synonyms for well-intentioned in the sense of this definition

(well-intentioned is similar to ...) resulting from one's intentions

"your intended trip abroad" "an intended insult"

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