ill-disposed

  • 1 ill-disposed — I adjective acrimonious, antagonistic, belligerent, contentious, contrary, crusty, discordant, disdainful, disputatious, fractious, hostile, ill intentioned, ill natured, ill willed, inhospitable, inimical, malevolent, malicious, mean, opposed,… …

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  • 2 ill-disposed — ill dis posed adj formal unfriendly or unsympathetic ▪ an ill disposed character …

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  • 3 ill-disposed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unfriendly or unsympathetic …

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  • 4 ill-disposed — [il′di spōzd′] adj. 1. having a bad disposition; malicious or malevolent 2. unfriendly, unkindly, or unfavorable (toward) or unreceptive ( to) …

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  • 5 ill-disposed — adj. (formal) (cannot stand alone) ill disposed to, towards (they are ill disposed towards me) * * * [ˌɪldɪ spəʊzd] towards (they are ill disposed towards me) (formal) (cannot stand alone) ill disposed to …

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  • 6 ill-disposed — adjective not much disposed towards somebody or something; unsympathetic Those who are highly intelligent but ill disposed toward the market are more likely to choose an academic career …

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  • 7 ill-disposed — adjective formal unfriendly or unsympathetic (+ towards): I was feeling generally ill disposed toward my fellow man …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 ill-disposed — adjective the court may be ill disposed to foreign companies Syn: hostile to, antagonistic to, unfriendly to, unsympathetic to, antipathetic to, inimical to, unfavorable to, adverse to, averse to, at odds with; informal anti, down on Ant:… …

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  • 9 ill-disposed — ill disposedness /il di spoh zid nis, spohzd /, n. /il di spohzd /, adj. 1. unfriendly, unsympathetic, or having a negative attitude, as toward another person or an idea. 2. having an objectionable disposition. [1400 50; late ME] * * * …

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  • 10 ill-disposed — ill dis|posed [ ,ıl dı spouzd ] adjective FORMAL feeling unfriendly or not sympathetic toward someone …

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  • 11 ill-disposed — adj unfriendly, unsympathetic, hostile, antagonistic, opposed, unco operative, unwelcoming, against FORMAL averse, inimical COLLOQ. anti ≠ well disposed …

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  • 12 ill disposed — unsociable, unfriendly, in a bad mood …

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  • 13 ill-disposed — adjective unfriendly or unsympathetic …

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  • 14 ill-disposed — adj 1. antagonistic, opposed, adverse, averse, contrary, oppugnant; anti, against, Sl. agin, down on. 2. hostile, antipathetic, unfriendly, unsympathetic, inhospitable, cold, unsociable; belligerent, bellicose, pugnacious; combative, contentious …

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  • 15 ill-disposed — UK [ˌɪl dɪˈspəʊzd] / US [ˌɪl dɪˈspoʊzd] adjective formal feeling unfriendly or not sympathetic towards someone …

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  • 16 ill-disposed — /ˈɪl dɪspoʊzd/ (say il dispohzd) adjective unsympathetic; unfriendly …

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  • 17 Ill — Ill, adv. In a ill manner; badly; weakly. [1913 Webster] How ill this taper burns! Shak. [1913 Webster] Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Note: Ill, like above, well,… …

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  • 18 Ill-minded — Ill mind ed, a. Ill disposed. Byron. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 ill — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (usu. predic.; often foll. by with) out of health; sick (is ill; was taken ill with pneumonia; mentally ill people). 2 (of health) unsound, disordered. 3 wretched, unfavourable (ill fortune; ill luck). 4 harmful (ill… …

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  • 20 disposed — [[t]dɪspo͟ʊzd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to inf If you are disposed to do something, you are willing or eager to do it. [FORMAL] We passed one or two dwellings, but were not disposed to stop... I might have been disposed to like him in other… …

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