in a surly or bad mood, state, etc.
not in a good or peak condition.
- ill-con·di·tioned·ness, noun
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How to use ill-conditioned in a sentence
Her neck, far too liberally exhibited, resembled nothing so much as the stem of an ill-conditioned, gnarly young olive tree.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
For a flogging is oftentimes the only punishment of which a rough and ill-conditioned boy is afraid.The Sexual Life of the Child | Albert Moll
A good stimulant application to indolent and ill-conditioned ulcers.
Muttering and mumbling, he came rolling after me like an angry and rather ill-conditioned mastiff.The Poison Belt | Arthur Conan Doyle
Only by the exercise of an ingenuity greater than its own could Wong Ts'in succeed in baffling its ill-conditioned spite.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah