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Well-Wishing

Definition of the noun well-wishing

What does well-wishing mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. an expression of good will from one person to another
    • example: much hand-shaking and well-wishing
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic words: greeting / salutation = an acknowledgment or expression of good will

Definition of the adjective well-wishing

What does well-wishing mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. extending good wishes for success
    • example: his well-wishing supporters
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • similar: felicitous

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Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Devices (1991)

Gradus, A-Z by Bernard Marie Dupriez

Well-Wishing VULGARISM 'A word or form of expression which violates the purity of diction; a debased form of colloquialism' (Pei and Gaynor). Ex [a description of epitaphs in a graveyard]: 'Glittery gilt lists the names and dates and the bullshit ...

Google previewFuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand-lexicon (1824)

udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay

friendly, affećtionate, well-wishing. VelsFabt, well-shaped. VelsÉikket, qualified , dexterous, handy, adroit. [cious. Velsmagende, savoury, deliVelstand, Prosperity, Felicity, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

PRIN Henry Robinson A WELL-WISHER TO THE TRUTH OF GOD, AND THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND William Prynne A WELL-WISHER TOWERITY AND UNITY William Prynne A WELL-WISHING PHILOPATER William Prynne WELLAND, ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

Musical Poetry and Songs of Praise Högjimt yaruu nairag 'musical poetry' includes ritual formulas that are part of the vocal repertoires of Mongolian folk religion, shamanism, and Buddhism, such as incantations, well-wishing words, ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

Musical Poetry and Songs of Praise Ho'gjimt yaruu nairag 'musical poetry' includes ritual formulas that are part of the vocal repertoires of Mongolian folk religion, shamanism, and Buddhism, such as incantations, well-wishing words, ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

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Small photo of BANGKOK, THAILAND - DECEMBER 5, 2015: Thai People crowd wear yellow shirt, sing, celebrate, sign well-wishing book, selfie, candle-lighting ceremony His Majesty the King's 88th birthday, Father day More...

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