HyperDic: good-natured

English > 1 sense of the word good-natured:
ADJECTIVEallgood-naturedhaving an easygoing and cheerful disposition
English > good-natured: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an easygoing and cheerful disposition.
Examples
  • "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"
  • "the good-natured policeman on our block"
  • "the sounds of good-natured play"
Attribute ofnatureThe complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions
Narroweramiable, good-humored, good-humoureddisposed to please
equable, even-tempered, good-tempered, placidnot easily irritated
See alsoaccommodating, accommodativehelpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
agreeableconforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
kindHaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature
pleasantaffording pleasure
Oppositeill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Nounsgood-naturednessa cheerful willingness to be obliging
Adverbsgood-naturedlyin a good-natured manner

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