(often foll by towards) not well disposed; disaffected

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Examples from the Web for ill-affected

Historical Examples of ill-affected

  • There is no king here so hateful to me as you are, for you are ever quarrelsome and ill-affected.

  • If he lingered they might suppose him lukewarm, if he paused they might think him ill-affected.

    The Long Night

    Stanley Weyman

  • “The gods grant that he is not so ill-affected by the sight of you, whoever he may be,” I laughed.

  • This, perhaps, ill-affected and factious men may spread amongst the people, when the prince only makes use of his due prerogative.

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