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[il-in-ten-shuh nd] /ˈɪl ɪnˈtɛn ʃənd/
having malicious intentions:
an ill-intentioned criticism that was meant more to hurt than to help. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But ill-intentioned men were posted at several places along my route.

    The Daughter of Heaven Judith Gautier
  • Although it was plain that no great boldness was in his spirit, it was also clear that his mind was not ill-intentioned.

    The Vinland Champions Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • Let us remember that he was good-hearted, and not ill-intentioned, though imbued with the false ideas of his day.

    The Wits and Beaux of Society Grace & Philip Wharton
  • And yet it would be most unjust to represent him as a deliberately bad or ill-intentioned man.

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