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GOOD-NATURED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does good-natured mean? 

GOOD-NATURED (adjective)
  The adjective GOOD-NATURED has 1 sense:

1. having an easygoing and cheerful disposition

  Familiarity information: GOOD-NATURED used as an adjective is very rare.


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GOOD-NATURED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having an easygoing and cheerful disposition

Context examples:

too good-natured to resent a little criticism / the good-natured policeman on our block / the sounds of good-natured play

Similar:

amiable; good-humored; good-humoured (disposed to please)

equable; even-tempered; good-tempered; placid (not easily irritated)

Also:

agreeable (conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature)

kind (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior)

pleasant (affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings)

Attribute:

nature (the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions)

Antonym:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


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