Definitions for ill-natured
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ill-natured
having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
bad-tempered, irritable or malevolent
of habitual bad temper; peevish; fractious; cross; crabbed; surly; as, an ill-natured person
dictated by, or indicating, ill nature; spiteful
intractable; not yielding to culture
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man, who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of conferring them on others.
An indiscreet man is more hurtful than an ill-natured one; for as the latter will only attack his enemies, and those he wishes ill to, the other injures indifferently both his friends and foes.
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