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ill will

noun
  1. 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
Related formsill-willed [il-wild] /ˈɪlˈwɪld/, adjective

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  • Parable apart, my ill-willed brethren, our ill-will has made us very fiends in human shape.

    Bunyan Characters - Third Series

    Alexander Whyte


British Dictionary definitions for ill-willed

ill will

noun
  1. hostile feeling; enmity; antagonism
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