ill-natured :

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  • a  having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

  • Fujiwara no Teika may have shown the world a gruff, ill-natured and unlovely face, but no ogre had a heart more sentimental or more delicate.
  • With the best of intentions, according to Miss Sayers, the churches have managed to portray "the typical Christian in the likeness of a crashing and rather ill-natured boreand .
  • Our culture would seem to have changed since the days when schoolchildren were taught that for Columbus to say, 'Sail on! Sail on!' was brave and fine, not ill-natured and .

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