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Wordnet 3.0


1. having an irritable and unpleasant disposition;

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ill-natured \Ill`-na"tured\, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; -- of people; as, an ill-natured person; an ill-natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of good-natured. [Narrower terms: argumentative, contentious, disputatious, disputative, litigious : {atrabilious, bilious, dyspeptic, liverish : {bristly, prickly, snappish, splenetic, waspish : {cantankerous, crotchety, ornery : {choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-headed, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered : {crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, fussbudgety, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered: cranky, fractious, irritable, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, testy, tetchy, techy : {crusty, curmudgeonly, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humoured: dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen : {feisty, touchy : {huffish, sulky: misanthropic, misanthropical : {misogynous : {shirty, snorty ill-tempered or annoyed): shrewish, nagging, vixenish : {surly, ugly ] Also See: {unpleasant. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. Dictated by, or indicating, ill nature; spiteful. "The ill-natured task refuse." --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Intractable; not yielding to culture. [R.] "Ill-natured land." --J. Philips. 3. not to one's liking; unpleasant; disagreeable. Opposite of agreeable. [WordNet sense 2] [Narrower terms: annoying, galling, chafing, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestiferous, pestilent, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing; nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful, trying ] Syn: disagreeable. [WordNet 1.5] -- {Ill`-na"tured*ly, adv. -- Ill`-na"tured*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ill-natured adj 1: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition [ant: good-natured]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "ill-natured": bad-tempered, bitter, crabbed, cranky, cross, crusty, dour, evil-disposed, evil-tempered, gloomy, ill-affected, ill-conditioned, ill-disposed, ill-humored, ill-intentioned, ill-tempered, malevolent, morose, petulant, sour, sulky