ill will


noun

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

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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