ill-natured

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ill-na·tured

(ĭl′nā′chərd)
adj.
1. Having a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition.
2. Spiteful; nasty: an ill-natured retort.

ill′-na′tured·ly adv.
ill′-na′tured·ness n.

ill-natured

adj
naturally unpleasant and mean
ˌill-ˈnaturedly adv
ˌill-ˈnaturedness n

ill′-na′tured



adj.
having or showing an unpleasant disposition.
[1625–35]
ill′-na′tured•ly, adv.
ill′-na′tured•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
good-natured - having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play"
Translations

ill-natured

[ˈɪlˈneɪtʃəd] ADJdesabrido, malhumorado

ill-natured

[ˌɪlˈneɪtʃəd] adjd'indole cattiva
References in classic literature ?
Some of those standing by laughed--in fact every one present did so, but probably it was my own figure or the incident of my shoes--more particularly the latter--that excited merriment, for I am sure it was not meant ill-naturedly.
She is very cross (mamma writes me) about coming abroad, and doesn't seem at all to mind the expense that papa has been put to--talks very ill-naturedly about losing the hunting, etc.
That pie of yours always sets a mite heavy, Matt," she said, not ill-naturedly.