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An irritable state of mind; surliness.
ill′-hu′mored (-mərd) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||ill-humored - brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"|
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
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