ill-tempered / ill-natured

ill-tempered / ill-natured
adjectives (having or showing bad temper: Don't be so ill-natured just because you're tired.)

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill-natured — [adj] bad tempered catty, churlish, crabbed, crabby, cross, crotchety, cussed*, dirty*, disagreeable, disobliging, dyspeptic, hot tempered, ill humored, irritable, malevolent, malicious, mean, nasty, ornery*, perverse, petulant, spiteful, sulky,… …   New thesaurus

  • ill-natured — adjective Cinderella s ill natured stepsisters Syn: mean, nasty, spiteful, malicious, disagreeable; poisonous, venomous, bitter; ill tempered, bad tempered, moody, irritable, irascible, surly, sullen, peevish, petulant, fractious …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • ill-natured — adjective having an irritable and unpleasant disposition • Ant: ↑good natured • Similar to: ↑atrabilious, ↑bilious, ↑dyspeptic, ↑liverish, ↑bristly, ↑prickly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-natured — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ill-natured — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cross, disagreeable, surly, spiteful; see irritable , sullen . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. moody, ill tempered, contentious, ill humored, grouchy, irritable, crabby, touchy, sour, surly, waspish, cantankerous. ANT …   English dictionary for students

  • ill-natured — adj 1. unkindly, unamiable, unfriendly, unaccommodating; quarrelsome, contentious, fractious, captious; hostile, antagonistic, inimical, ill willed; spiteful, malicious, malevolent, hateful. 2. ill tempered, ill humored, cross, irascible,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ill-natured — adjective bad tempered and churlish. Derivatives ill naturedly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • ill-natured — a. 1. Malevolent, unkind, disobliging, unfriendly, unamiable, hateful. 2. Morose, sullen, sulky, cross, churlish, crabbed, sour, perverse, wayward, crusty, petulant, cross grained, ill tempered, acrimonious, bitter …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ill-natured — adjective bad tempered, irritable or malevolent …   Wiktionary

  • Ill-naturedly — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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