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1. well-meaning

adjective. not unfriendly or threatening.

Synonyms

  • amicable

Antonyms

  • unmotivated
  • unpremeditated

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Words that Rhyme with Lexical Meaning

  • intervening
  • convening
  • screening
  • machining
  • demeaning
  • preening
  • greening
  • cleaning
  • careening
  • weaning
  • leaning

2. well-meaning

adjective. marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results.

Synonyms

  • well-intentioned
  • intended

Antonyms

  • unplanned
  • unattached
  • unfriendly

3. meaning

noun. ['ˈmiːnɪŋ'] the message that is intended or expressed or signified.

Synonyms

  • significance
  • point
  • core
  • subtlety
  • symbolization
  • sense
  • subject matter
  • connotation
  • symbolisation
  • import
  • burden
  • effect
  • referent
  • signified
  • signification
  • gist
  • lesson
  • spirit
  • lexical meaning
  • nuance
  • nicety
  • overtone
  • intent
  • substance
  • purport
  • message
  • grammatical meaning
  • content
  • refinement
  • shade
  • intension
  • essence

Antonyms

  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • mean (English)
  • meene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mening (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. meaning

noun. ['ˈmiːnɪŋ'] the idea that is intended.

Synonyms

  • undertone
  • import
  • thought
  • idea
  • extension
  • reference
  • semantics
  • tenor
  • undercurrent
  • denotation
  • implication
  • strain
  • connotation
  • substance

Antonyms

  • dishonorable
  • wicked
  • unrighteous
  • physical

Etymology

  • mean (English)
  • meene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mening (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. meaning

adjective. ['ˈmiːnɪŋ'] rich in significance or implication.

Synonyms

  • pregnant
  • significant

Antonyms

  • evil
  • unchaste
  • immorality

Etymology

  • mean (English)
  • meene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mening (Middle English (1100-1500))
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