好意 hǎoyì

hǎoyì noun good intention; kindness
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
Notes: (CC-CEDICT '好意'; Guoyu '好意')

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  • 不怀好意(不懷好意) to harbor evil designs; to harbor malicious intentions
  • 好意思 to have the nerve; what a cheek!; to feel no shame; to overcome the shame; (is it) proper? (rhetorical question)
  • 好心好意 goodwilled and well-intentioned
  • 不好意思 to be embarrassed ; excuse me [for being in the way]

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