Origin of well-meaning
Examples from the Web for well-meaning
A lot of those people were well-meaning but really, really screwed up.A Few Great Men Too Many: Aaron Sorkin Doesn’t Think You Can Handle the Truth|Arthur Chu|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of this makes even the most well-meaning junior soldier more confused and more uptight.Why These Marines Love ‘Frozen’—and Why It Matters|Aaron B. O’Connell|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exploitation from well-meaning agencies whose mission is to offer help is counterproductive.
And yet even for the most well-meaning parent, there are no guarantees.
The authors of the top 50 list explain how a well-meaning idea got out of control.
The girl whom he had taken to himself was a well-meaning little thing.
Friendly, well-meaning, and fumbling hands will stretch out to bind the poet's heart in the maddening pack-thread of Lilliput.Plum Pudding|Christopher Morley
The services of the Para, who was a well-meaning rascal, were rather singular, and not at all indispensable.Brownies and Bogles|Louise Imogen Guiney
The well-meaning landlady advised Sarah to go back home and get her parents consent before she married.Seven Wives and Seven Prisons|L.A. Abbott
But Socrates replied to his well-meaning friend, "Think you I have not spent my whole life in preparing for this one thing?"