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Princeton's WordNet

  1. well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meantadjective

    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"


  1. well-intentionedadjective

    Having good intentions, even if producing unfortunate results.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Well-intentionedadjective

    having upright intentions or honorable purposes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-intentioned in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-intentioned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of well-intentioned in a Sentence

  1. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    This is a disease, the War on Drugs, has been a failure, well-intentioned, but a failure.

  2. Eddie Brummelman:

    It's well-intentioned parenting always, parents always want the best for their child, but sometimes they use practices that without their knowing backfire.

  3. The AAP:

    It is possible, and even likely, that other well-intentioned preparedness efforts may inadvertently cause children and adults to place themselves in additional danger in a crisis situation, children( and adults) might be taught to fight a heavily armed intruder, when fleeing or hiding would be a more appropriate response.

  4. Elizardo Sanchez:

    This man is well intentioned, but I don't think he can achieve miracles here.

  5. Carrie Shapiro-Mendoza:

    Parents are really well intentioned, they want to provide warmth and comfort to the baby, but all the baby really needs is infant sleep clothing.

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