1. (often foll by towards) not well disposed; disaffected

Words Nearby ill-affected

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How to use ill-affected in a sentence

  • As it proved, both the officers and men of the navy were as ill-affected to James as were those of the army.

  • Gwen enquired after another short pause, with ill-affected languor, of the beautiful model.

  • She converses with naked men, and handles all their members, though never so ill affected, and calls the fornication charity.

  • “Thou art but ill affected unto them, I trow,” said Sir Ralph, jokingly.

    Mistress Margery | Emily Sarah Holt
  • His name is Benden, and the folks be but ill-affected to him for his hard ways and sorry conditions.

    All's Well | Emily Sarah Holt