ill-natured

[il-ney-cherd]
adjective
having or showing an unkindly or unpleasant disposition.

Origin:
1625–35

ill-naturedly, adverb
ill-naturedness, noun


cranky, petulant, sulky, morose, gloomy, sour. See cross.


kindly, amiable.
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ill-natured
 
adj
naturally unpleasant and mean
 
ill-'naturedly
 
adv
 
ill-'naturedness
 
n

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