Main meanings of well-doing in English

: well-doing1well-doing2

well-doing1

noun

  • 1The action or fact of conducting oneself well; good, proper, or virtuous conduct.

  • 2In plural Good deeds; virtuous actions.

  • 3archaic, rare The fact or condition of doing well or thriving; welfare, good health; prosperity, success. Compare "well-being", well-doing .

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in The Wycliffite Bible (early version). From well + doing.

Pronunciation

well-doing

/ˌwɛlˈduːɪŋ/ /ˈwɛlduːɪŋ/

Main meanings of well-doing in English

: well-doing1well-doing2

well-doing2

adjective

  • 1rare That behaves in an admirable or righteous manner; †valiant (obsolete); beneficent; diligent in performance of work or duty; virtuous, respectable.

  • 2Scottish, Irish Prosperous, successful; thriving.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in King Alfred (c848–899), king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons. From well + doing, present participle of do.

Pronunciation

well-doing

/ˌwɛlˈduːɪŋ/