Definition of ill nature in English:

ill nature


  • The quality of being bad-tempered or mean-spirited.

    ‘We should flood Paypal with letters illustrating the ill nature of their policies and reasons why many people have problems with the way they operate.’
    • ‘Satire works first on the ill nature of the audience; they are moved to laugh… and the shame of that laughter teaches us to amend what is ridiculous.’
    • ‘She falls in love with Heathcliff despite his ill nature.’


ill nature

/ˌil ˈnāCHər/ /ˌɪl ˈneɪtʃər/