/ˈɪl-dɪspoʊzd/ (say 'il-dispohzd)

unsympathetic; unfriendly.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ill-disposed — I adjective acrimonious, antagonistic, belligerent, contentious, contrary, crusty, discordant, disdainful, disputatious, fractious, hostile, ill intentioned, ill natured, ill willed, inhospitable, inimical, malevolent, malicious, mean, opposed,… …   Law dictionary

  • ill-disposed — ill dis posed adj formal unfriendly or unsympathetic ▪ an ill disposed character …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-disposed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unfriendly or unsympathetic …   English terms dictionary

  • ill-disposed — [il′di spōzd′] adj. 1. having a bad disposition; malicious or malevolent 2. unfriendly, unkindly, or unfavorable (toward) or unreceptive ( to) …   English World dictionary

  • ill-disposed — adj. (formal) (cannot stand alone) ill disposed to, towards (they are ill disposed towards me) * * * [ˌɪldɪ spəʊzd] towards (they are ill disposed towards me) (formal) (cannot stand alone) ill disposed to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ill-disposed — adjective not much disposed towards somebody or something; unsympathetic Those who are highly intelligent but ill disposed toward the market are more likely to choose an academic career …   Wiktionary

  • ill-disposed — adjective formal unfriendly or unsympathetic (+ towards): I was feeling generally ill disposed toward my fellow man …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-disposed — adjective the court may be ill disposed to foreign companies Syn: hostile to, antagonistic to, unfriendly to, unsympathetic to, antipathetic to, inimical to, unfavorable to, adverse to, averse to, at odds with; informal anti, down on Ant:… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • ill-disposed — ill disposedness /il di spoh zid nis, spohzd /, n. /il di spohzd /, adj. 1. unfriendly, unsympathetic, or having a negative attitude, as toward another person or an idea. 2. having an objectionable disposition. [1400 50; late ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • ill-disposed — ill dis|posed [ ,ıl dı spouzd ] adjective FORMAL feeling unfriendly or not sympathetic toward someone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ill-disposed — adj unfriendly, unsympathetic, hostile, antagonistic, opposed, unco operative, unwelcoming, against FORMAL averse, inimical COLLOQ. anti ≠ well disposed …   Useful english dictionary

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