ill-humored

  • 1 ill-humored — ill humoured ill humouredadj. ill natured; having a sour, disagreeable, or surly disposition. Opposite of {good natured}. Syn: crusty, curmudgeonly, gruff. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 2 ill-humored — index petulant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 ill-humored — adjective brusque and surly and forbidding crusty remarks a crusty old man his curmudgeonly temper gruff manner a gruff reply • Syn: ↑crusty, ↑curmudgeonly, ↑ …

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  • 4 ill-humored — ill hu·mored (ĭlʹhyo͞oʹmərd) adj. Irritable; surly.   illʹ huʹmored·ly adv. * * * …

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  • 5 ill-humored — Synonyms and related words: argumental, argumentative, bad tempered, combative, contentious, controversial, dialectic, disputatious, eristic, evil tempered, ill affected, ill disposed, ill natured, ill tempered, litigious, logomachic, pilpulistic …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 ill-humored — adj 1. irritable, out of sorts, snappish, snappy, huffish, huffy, curt, short, impatient; piqued, in a pique, in a fume, Archaic. in a pucker, Inf. in a stew; touchy, testy, thin skinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; cross, irascible, choleric,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 7 ill-humored — adjective Date: 1687 surly, irritable • ill humoredly adverb …

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  • 8 ill-humored — adjective a) having a bad temper b) irritable in a surly manner …

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  • 9 ill-humored — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. touchy, crabby, cross; see bothered , irritable , sullen …

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  • 10 ill-humored — cross, in a bad mood, irritable …

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  • 11 crusty curmudgeonly gruff ill-humored ill-humoured — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

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  • 12 ill-humoured — ill humored ill humored ill humoured ill humouredadj. ill natured; having a sour, disagreeable, or surly disposition. Opposite of {good natured}. Syn: crusty, curmudgeonly, gruff. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Ill-natured — Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good natured}.… …

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  • 14 Ill-naturedly — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Ill-naturedness — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

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  • 16 ill humor — ill humored, adj. ill humoredly, adv. ill humoredness, n. a disagreeable or surly mood. [1560 70] * * * …

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  • 17 ill humor — n. a disagreeable, cross, or sullen mood or state of mind ill humored adj. ill humoredly adv …

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  • 18 ill-natured — [adj] bad tempered catty, churlish, crabbed, crabby, cross, crotchety, cussed*, dirty*, disagreeable, disobliging, dyspeptic, hot tempered, ill humored, irritable, malevolent, malicious, mean, nasty, ornery*, perverse, petulant, spiteful, sulky,… …

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  • 19 ill-tempered — adj ill humored, cross, irascible, choleric, splenetic; crabby, crabbed, cranky, grouchy, grumpy, cantankerous, crotchety, crusty; irritable, touchy, testy, thin skinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; moody, sulky, sullen, dour, gloomy, sullen,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 ill humor — noun an angry and disagreeable mood • Syn: ↑ill humour, ↑distemper • Ant: ↑good humor • Hypernyms: ↑temper, ↑mood, ↑humor, ↑humour …

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