Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Your proposal is kind and well intentioned, but I cannot accept it.

He apologized for his employees but thought that they had been well intentioned.

O'Naka was equally ignorant, though she was well intentioned.

She was a kindly and well intentioned woman, but weak and silly.

You observe, that the heads of some well intentioned, though visionary Americans, run much upon a truce.

The blow, well aimed and well intentioned, sent the little fellow summersetting like a sugar hogshead.

He had opened a conversation with me the night before, and seemed a well–intentioned, gentle soul, although a drunken bore.

An unskilful person, no matter how well intentioned, may sometimes do incalculable damage.

This girl, well intentioned and well brought up, but feeble in health, ought never to have drifted to such a place.

But from an honest, well intentioned frenzy of justice outraged to any pretext is an easy step.