ill feeling


animosity or resentment felt toward another. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ill feeling

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


hostile feeling; animosity
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