- hostile feeling; malevolence; enmity: to harbor ill will against someone.
Origin of ill will
Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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Examples from the Web for ill-willed
Parable apart, my ill-willed brethren, our ill-will has made us very fiends in human shape.Bunyan Characters - Third Series
- hostile feeling; enmity; antagonism
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