ill will


noun

hostile feeling; malevolence; enmity: to harbor ill will against someone.

Nearby words

  1. ill feeling,
  2. ill humor,
  3. ill humour,
  4. ill nature,
  5. ill temper,
  6. ill wind that blows no one any good, it's an,
  7. ill-,
  8. ill-advised,
  9. ill-affected,
  10. ill-assorted

Origin of ill will

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300

Related formsill-willed [il-wild] /ˈɪlˈwɪld/, adjective

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ill will

noun

hostile feeling; enmity; antagonism
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