Ill-natured
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Of habitual bad temper; surly; peevish; fractious; cross; crabbed; as, an ill-natured person.

2. (a.) Dictated by, or indicating, ill nature; spiteful.

3. (a.) Intractable; not yielding to culture.

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Elucidations.
... thought it necessary to put the reader on his guard against certain of these
expressions; and Semler has noticed, with a sort of ill-natured industry (we call ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/against praxeas/elucidations.htm

How, Upon Herod's Going Down into David's Sepulcher, the Sedition ...
... of one fresh quarrel or another arose among his relations, and those that were dearest
to him; for Salome was of a harsh temper, and ill-natured to Mariamne's ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 7 how upon herods.htm

Ill-Temper
... of prodigals. God's love for poor sinners is very wonderful, but God's
patience with ill-natured saints is a deeper mystery. The ...
//christianbookshelf.org/drummond/the ideal life/ill-temper.htm

Letter ii. Self-Control and Self-Culture.
... Yet you need, over and over again, to fortify yourself against temptation to hasty
or ill-natured or improper speech by determining beforehand that you will ...
/.../letter ii self-control and self-culture.htm

The Note of Pity.
... There is such a thing as bad-tempered, ill-natured preaching, in which the weapons
of the Bible armoury are borrowed for the expression of the preacher's ...
/.../jackson/the message and the man/chapter ii the note of.htm

Matthew xx. 1, and C.
... probable, and, I believe, certain, that the main, if not the whole, Design of it,
was to account for that Stumbling-block, as it was indeed, to the ill-natured ...
/.../sermon xviii matthew xx 1.htm

The Church as She Should Be
... Shall we be guided by the praises of those neighbors who are on good terms with
her, or by the scandal of those who make her the subject of ill-natured gossip? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/the church as she should.htm

Stiff-Necked Idolaters and Pliable Christians
... So we may profit by even the ill-natured and distorted likenesses of ourselves as
contrasted with the adherents of other religions which so many 'liberal-minded ...
/.../stiff-necked idolaters and pliable christians.htm

Interview with Mr. Mendizabal
... I certainly do not think him the most tractable of men, but I am inclined to think
that he is not ill-natured, as he preserved his temper very well during the ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/interview with mr mendizabal.htm

Letter clxvii . To Rusticus, Bishop of Gallia Narbonensis, with ...
... religion; for the direst persecution is often inflicted by nonconformity of practice
and persistent disobedience and the barbs of ill-natured tongues: and ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/letter clxvii to rusticus.htm

Thesaurus
Ill-natured (3 Occurrences)
Ill-natured. Illiterate, Ill-natured. Illness . ... 1. (a.) Of habitual bad temper;
surly; peevish; fractious; cross; crabbed; as, an ill-natured person. ...
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Illness (15 Occurrences)

/i/illness.htm - 11k

Quarrels (10 Occurrences)
... no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which
give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions, (See NIV ...
/q/quarrels.htm - 9k

Quarrelling (5 Occurrences)
... has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words
which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions, (WEY ...
/q/quarrelling.htm - 8k

Ugly (7 Occurrences)
... repulsive; deformed. 2. (superl.) Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome;
as, an ugly temper; to feel ugly. 3. (superl.) Unpleasant ...
/u/ugly.htm - 8k

Grumble (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To murmur or mutter with discontent; to make
ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner. ...
/g/grumble.htm - 10k

Illiterate (2 Occurrences)

/i/illiterate.htm - 7k

Discussions (11 Occurrences)
... has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words
which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions, (WEY ...
/d/discussions.htm - 9k

Dissension (18 Occurrences)
... no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which
give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions, (See RSV ...
/d/dissension.htm - 11k

Puffed (13 Occurrences)
... no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which
give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions, (WEY ...
/p/puffed.htm - 10k

Concordance
Ill-natured (3 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 6:4
he is puffed up with pride and has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions,
(WEY)

1 Samuel 25:17
Now therefore know and consider what you will do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his house; for he is such a worthless fellow that one can't speak to him."
(See RSV)

1 Samuel 25:25
Please don't let my lord regard this worthless fellow, even Nabal; for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name, and folly is with him; but I, your handmaid, didn't see the young men of my lord, whom you sent.
(See RSV)

Subtopics

Ill-natured

Related Terms

Illness (15 Occurrences)

Quarrels (10 Occurrences)

Quarrelling (5 Occurrences)

Ugly (7 Occurrences)

Grumble (13 Occurrences)

Illiterate (2 Occurrences)

Discussions (11 Occurrences)

Dissension (18 Occurrences)

Puffed (13 Occurrences)

Churl (6 Occurrences)

Controversy (21 Occurrences)

Craving (19 Occurrences)

Crazy (5 Occurrences)

Controversies (6 Occurrences)

Cankered (1 Occurrence)

Controversial (1 Occurrence)

Surly (1 Occurrence)

Pride (277 Occurrences)

Rise (417 Occurrences)

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