Well-mean·ing, a. Having a good intention.
adj 1: not unfriendly or threatening; "her well-meaning words were
received in silence"; "the exasperation of
a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs" [syn: unthreatening]
2: 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"
[syn: well-intentioned, well-meant]