Definitions for ill-natured

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ill′-na′tured(adj.)

  1. having or showing an unpleasant disposition.

Origin of ill-natured:

1625–35

ill′-na′tured•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-natured(adj)

    having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

Wiktionary

  1. ill-natured(Adjective)

    bad-tempered, irritable or malevolent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ill-natured(adj)

    of habitual bad temper; peevish; fractious; cross; crabbed; surly; as, an ill-natured person

  2. Ill-natured(adj)

    dictated by, or indicating, ill nature; spiteful

  3. Ill-natured(adj)

    intractable; not yielding to culture

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