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[こう()·()]
koui
noun

English Meaning(s) for 好意

noun
  1. kindness; favor; favour; friendliness
  2. goodwill; affection; liking (for someone); love

Definition and Synonyms for 好意

Benefaction an act intending or showing kindness and good will
Synonyms: 仁徳, 仁心, 仁恕, 善行, 好意, 慈善, 慈善心, 慈心, 慈悲, 慈悲心
Goodwill a disposition to kindness and compassion
Synonyms: おかげ, グッドウィル, 仁徳, 仁心, 仁恕, 厚意, 善意, 好意, 好感, , ご恩, 恩寵, 恩徳, 恩恵, 恩情, 恵み, 恵む, 恵沢, 愛想, 慈悲, 懇情, 温情, 謝礼
Benevolence an inclination to do kind or charitable acts
Synonyms: 仁徳, 仁心, 仁恕, 善行, 好意, 慈善心, 慈心, 慈悲, 慈悲心
Goodwill the friendly hope that something will succeed
Synonyms: 好意
Favor a feeling of favorable regard
Synonyms: 好意, 賛成
Philia a positive feeling of liking
Synonyms: ラブ, ラブい, 優しい, 好き, 好き, 好く, 好意, 情愛, , , 愛い, 愛念, 愛情, 愛着, 慈しみ, 慈しむ, 慈愛, 暖かい, 暖かさ, 暖かみ
Benevolence disposition to do good
Synonyms: 仁徳, 仁心, 仁恕, 善行, 好意, 慈善, 慈善心, 慈心, 慈悲, 慈悲心

Meanings for each kanji in 好意

» fond; pleasing; like something
» idea; mind; heart; taste; thought; desire; care; liking

Categories 好意 is a member of

Feeling the experiencing of affective and emotional states
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Kindness a kind act
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Good Nature a cheerful, obliging disposition
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Kindness the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
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Approval a feeling of liking something or someone good
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Love a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
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Friendliness a feeling of liking for another person
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 好意

Sample Sentences for 好意

His conduct is open to criticism.
Don't depend on others' kindness.
John and Ann like each other.
He did all he could to win her favor.
The film received favourable criticism.

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