One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Intended to do good; of beneficent tendency.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), philosopher, jurist, and reformer. From ancient Greek ἀγαθός good + -poietic, after Hellenistic Greek ἀγαθοποιός doing good, beneficent.
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