Adjective "Well-Intentioned" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having or showing good intentions despite a lack of success or fortunate results.
  1. 'I have none of the guilt that seems to plague many well-intentioned, but frustrated anglophones and francophones.'
  2. 'It's not a competition between basically well-intentioned people who see the world differently.'
  3. 'Inconsolable, she struggles to find meaning in her work or the well-intentioned sympathy of her mother.'
  4. 'While well-intentioned and endlessly friendly, many of the volunteers boast more enthusiasm than ability.'
  5. 'Instead we are shown a quiet, enormously fascinating, compassionate, well-intentioned film.'
  6. 'I think his advice is well-intentioned but it leaves me, as the debate as a whole does, feeling rather uncomfortable.'
  7. 'The rest of the time he looked less like a hero with mystical powers and more like a well-intentioned English teacher with a penchant for fell-walking.'
  8. 'Statistically speaking, a decent, well-intentioned man of integrity and honour must be on the cards.'

Definitions

adjective

1. well-meaning.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be well-intentioned."

"efforts can be well-intentioned."

"plans can be well-intentioned."

"laws can be well-intentioned."

"wreckages can be well-intentioned."

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Origin

(well-intentioned)