do-good


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do-good

(do͞o′go͝od′)
adj.
Naively idealistic in the support of philanthropic or humanitarian causes.

do′-good′ism n.

do′-good`

(du)

adj.
of or befitting a do-gooder.
[1965–70]
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He wrote it was an example of "the ignorance of do-good white people without giving it a second thought.
Other countries like France give troublemakers a good soaking, so surely the reason we do not allow it is because the namby-pamby do-good society in this country is worried about the human rights of these yobs and are afraid the poor little darlings will catch cold.
It was a bright, shining dream in a sea of blight: A plan for a state-of-the-art paper recycling plant in the heart of the impoverished South Bronx, a partnership between a do-good community group and one of the nation's largest environmental groups, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).