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Definition 1: a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where ill will or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could not conceal his hostility

Synonyms for ill will in the sense of this definition

(ill will is a kind of ...) an unfriendly disposition

(... is a kind of ill will ) extreme hostility

"the virulence of the malicious old man"

Definition 2: the feeling of a hostile person - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where ill will or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could no longer contain his hostility

Synonyms for ill will in the sense of this definition

(ill will is a kind of ...) the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

(... is a kind of ill will ) a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

(... is a kind of ill will ) feelings of envy and resentment of one social or economic class for toward another

(... is a kind of ill will ) an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility

(... is a kind of ill will ) a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

(... is a kind of ill will ) hostile or warlike attitude or nature

(... is a kind of ill will ) a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

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