(Ill"-lived`) a. Leading a wicked life. [Obs.]
(Ill"-look`ing) a. Having a bad look; threatening; ugly. See Note under Ill, adv.
(Ill`-man"nered) a. Impolite; rude.
(Ill"-mind`ed) a. Ill- disposed. Byron.
1. Of habitual bad temper; peevish; fractious; cross; crabbed; surly; as, an ill-natured person.
2. Dictated by, or indicating, ill nature; spiteful. "The ill-natured task refuse." Addison.
3. Intractable; not yielding to culture. [R.] "Ill-natured land." J. Philips.
Ill`-na"tured*ly, adv. Ill`- na"tured*ness, n.
(Ill"ness) n. [From Ill.]
1. The condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness; unfavorableness. [Obs.] "The illness of the weather."
2. Disease; indisposition; malady; disorder of health; sickness; as, a short or a severe illness.
3. Wrong moral conduct; wickedness. Shak.
Syn. Malady; disease; indisposition; ailment. Illness, Sickness. Within the present century, there
has been a tendency in England to use illness in the sense of a continuous disease, disorder of health,
or sickness, and to confine sickness more especially to a sense of nausea, or "sickness of the stomach."
(Ill"-nur`tured) a. Ill- bred. Shak.
(Il`lo*cal"i*ty) n. Want of locality or place. [R.] Cudworth.
(Il*log"ic*al) a. Ignorant or negligent of the rules of logic or correct reasoning; as, an illogical
disputant; contrary of the rules of logic or sound reasoning; as, an illogical inference. Il*log"ic*al*ly,
adv. Il*log"ic*al*ness, n.
(Ill`-o"mened) a. Having unlucky omens; inauspicious. See Note under Ill, adv.
(Ill"-starred`) a. Fated to be unfortunate; unlucky; as, an ill-starred man or day.
1. Of bad temper; morose; crabbed; sour; peevish; fretful; quarrelsome.
2. Unhealthy; ill-conditioned. [Obs.]
So ill-tempered I am grown, that I am afraid I shall catch cold, while all the world is afraid to melt away.Pepys.
(Ill"-timed`) a. Done, attempted, or said, at an unsuitable or unpropitious time.