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ill feeling

animosity or resentment felt toward another. Unabridged
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  • If the present writer joins with the latter faction, very likely a private pique of his own may be the cause of his ill-feeling.

  • The ill-feeling had commenced at the time that the British took over the Transvaal.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
  • This looks therefore as if Henry had some ill-feeling against a Bishop who had been so specially favoured by his mother's rival.

  • As for the younger Mr. Morton, I have no ill-feeling against him.

    Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • But if it was evidence of ill-feeling between the two men I was after he could give me none.

    A Case in Camera Oliver Onions
  • Closely, but with no sinister motive, no trace of ill-feeling, she listened to all which they said.

  • Do not fancy there was any ill-feeling between Groot Willem and Hendrik.

    The Young Yagers Mayne Reid
  • He had no ill-feeling toward him, no good-feeling, no feeling whatever.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • Ben made fun of it: in sport more than ill-feeling: telling the customers to look at the old ghost there.

  • And there was no ill-feeling, no discord, no cloud of any kind.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
British Dictionary definitions for ill-feeling

ill feeling

hostile feeling; animosity
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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