Meaning of well intentioned in English:

well intentioned

adjective

  • Having or showing good intentions despite a lack of success or fortunate results.

    ‘well-intentioned advice’
    • ‘The well-intentioned results condescend to both artists and businesspeople while shedding no light on either world.’
    • ‘I think his advice is well-intentioned but it leaves me, as the debate as a whole does, feeling rather uncomfortable.’
    • ‘I countered my friend's well-intentioned censure with an anecdote.’
    • ‘Statistically speaking, a decent, well-intentioned man of integrity and honour must be on the cards.’
    • ‘While well-intentioned and endlessly friendly, many of the volunteers boast more enthusiasm than ability.’
    • ‘Inconsolable, she struggles to find meaning in her work or the well-intentioned sympathy of her mother.’
    • ‘Instead we are shown a quiet, enormously fascinating, compassionate, well-intentioned film.’
    • ‘But it's so well-intentioned and clearly presented, that such success can do no possible harm.’
    • ‘It's not a competition between basically well-intentioned people who see the world differently.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The appeal is similar to that of any religious organization and the members of the church are as well-intentioned as those of any other faith.’
    • ‘I have none of the guilt that seems to plague many well-intentioned, but frustrated anglophones and francophones.’
    • ‘He has shown how much damage well-intentioned but clueless ideologues can do if they are at the wrong place at the right time.’
    • ‘He is a smart, well-intentioned man with a long and distinguished career.’
    • ‘Children using the field to play games will find loose dogs trying to join in their game intimidating no matter how well-intentioned the animal.’
    kindly, good-natured, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, warm-hearted, soft-hearted, good-hearted, tender, caring, feeling, affectionate, loving, warm, gentle, mellow, mild

Pronunciation

well intentioned