ill-nature

  • 1Ill nature — Nature Na ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. natura, fr. natus born, produced, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] 1. The existing system of things; the universe of matter, energy, time and space; the physical world; all of creation. Contrasted… …

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  • 2Ill nature — Ill Ill ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical… …

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  • 3ill nature — n. an unpleasant, disagreeable, or mean disposition ill natured [il′nā′chərd] adj. ill naturedly adv …

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  • 4ill nature — index spite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5ill-nature — index cruelty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6ill-nature — Synonyms and related words: anger, asperity, bad blood, bad humor, bad temper, bad will, bile, biliousness, blighting glance, causticity, choler, corrosiveness, discontent, evil disposition, evil eye, gall, ill humor, ill temper, ill will, ill… …

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  • 7ill-nature — n. 1. Malevolence, unkindness, hatred, enmity, ill will. 2. Moroseness, sullenness, sourness, acerbity, acrimoniousness, bitterness, ill temper, bad temper …

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  • 8ill nature — noun a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition • Ant: ↑good nature • Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑temperament • Hyponyms: ↑crabbiness, ↑crabbedness, ↑ …

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  • 9ill nature — unkindly or unpleasant disposition. [1685 95] * * * …

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  • 10ill nature — /ɪl ˈneɪtʃə/ (say il naychuh) noun unkindly or unpleasant disposition …

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  • 11ill-nature — …

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  • 12Nature — Na ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. natura, fr. natus born, produced, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] 1. The existing system of things; the universe of matter, energy, time and space; the physical world; all of creation. Contrasted with… …

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  • 13Nature printing — Nature Na ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. natura, fr. natus born, produced, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] 1. The existing system of things; the universe of matter, energy, time and space; the physical world; all of creation. Contrasted… …

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  • 14Nature worship — Nature Na ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. natura, fr. natus born, produced, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] 1. The existing system of things; the universe of matter, energy, time and space; the physical world; all of creation. Contrasted… …

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  • 15Ill — ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical sense;… …

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  • 16Ill at ease — Ill Ill ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical… …

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  • 17Ill blood — Ill Ill ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical… …

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  • 18Ill breeding — Ill Ill ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical… …

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  • 19Ill fame — Ill Ill ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical… …

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  • 20Ill humor — Ill Ill ([i^]l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worseand worst, from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.] 1. Contrary to good, in a physical… …

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