/ˈɪl-kəndɪʃənd/ (say 'il-kuhndishuhnd)

churlish; surly.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ill-conditioned — ill conditionedness, n. /il keuhn dish euhnd/, adj. 1. in a surly or bad mood, state, etc. 2. not in a good or peak condition. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Ill-tempered — Ill tem pered, a. 1. Of bad temper; grouchy; morose; crabbed; sour; peevish; fretful; quarrelsome. Syn: crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, fussbudgety, grouchy, grumpy, bad tempered. [1913 Webster] 2. Unhealthy; ill conditioned. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill-con|di|tioned — «IHL kuhn DIHSH uhnd», adjective. 1. having bad qualities. 2. in a bad condition: »Tired,…my ill conditioned critical reflexes already screaming in protest (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-natured — Synonyms and related words: bad tempered, bitter, crabbed, cranky, cross, crusty, dour, evil disposed, evil tempered, gloomy, ill affected, ill conditioned, ill disposed, ill humored, ill intentioned, ill tempered, malevolent, morose, petulant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ill-contrived — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective chiefly Scotland : ill conditioned …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wilkinson's polynomial — In numerical analysis, Wilkinson s polynomial is a specific polynomial which was used by James H. Wilkinson in 1963 to illustrate a difficulty when finding the root of a polynomial: the location of the roots can be very sensitive to perturbations …   Wikipedia

  • Numerical analysis — Babylonian clay tablet BC 7289 (c. 1800–1600 BC) with annotations. The approximation of the square root of 2 is four sexagesimal figures, which is about six decimal figures. 1 + 24/60 + 51/602 + 10/603 = 1.41421296...[1] Numerical analysis is the …   Wikipedia

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