Synonyms for well-meaning

Synonyms for (adjective) well-meaning

Synonyms: well-meaning, unthreatening

Definition: not unfriendly or threatening

Usage: her well-meaning words were received in silence; the exasperation of a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs

Similar words: amicable

Definition: characterized by friendship and good will


Synonyms: well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant

Definition: marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results

Usage: 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

Similar words: intended

Definition: resulting from one's intentions

Usage: your intended trip abroad; an intended insult