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ill feeling

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noun
  1. animosity or resentment felt toward another.
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Related Words for ill feeling

harshness, grudge, antagonism, acrimony, hostility, malice, resentment, enmity, venom, animus, animosity, hatred, annoyance, ire, fury, rage, irritation, bitterness, rancor, passion

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Historical Examples of ill feeling

  • As for the younger Mr. Morton, I have no ill-feeling against him.

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Closely, but with no sinister motive, no trace of ill-feeling, she listened to all which they said.

  • Not out of indolence, not out of any ill-feeling toward his foreman.

    The Night Riders

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • He doesn't hold any ill-feeling or—or resentment toward you.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • He had no ill-feeling toward him, no good-feeling, no feeling whatever.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus


British Dictionary definitions for ill feeling

ill feeling

noun
  1. hostile feeling; animosity
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