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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 well-mean·ing /-ˈminɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Well-mean·ing, a. Having a good intention.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]