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

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300

OTHER WORDS FROM ill will

ill-willed [il-wild], /ˈɪlˈwɪld/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ill will

ill will

noun
hostile feeling; enmity; antagonism
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