good conduct or action.

Origin of welldoing

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at well1, doing
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Examples from the Web for well-doing

Historical Examples of well-doing

  • For all well-being is the result of well-doing in time and in eternity.

    Gathering Jewels

    James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles

  • But I wished thee to have thy mind set at ease as to thy future well-doing.

    Curious, if True

    Elizabeth Gaskell

  • He had great doubts of the possibility of her well-doing, but he kept them to himself.


    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • The world holds out no promise to tempt him like the well-doing of his child.

    The Buccaneer

    Mrs. S. C. Hall

  • Without being in any way smug she was radiant with self-satisfaction and well-doing.

    The Man

    Bram Stoker