ill humor

an angry and disagreeable mood
Syn: ↑ill humour, ↑distemper
Ant: ↑good humor
Hypernyms: ↑temper, ↑mood, ↑humor, ↑humour

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ˌill ˈhumour f12 [ill humour ill-humoured] (especially US ˌill ˈhumor) noun uncountable, countable (literary)
a bad mood
Opp: good humour
Derived Word:ill-humoured
See also:ill-humored

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ill humor — n. a disagreeable, cross, or sullen mood or state of mind ill humored adj. ill humoredly adv …   English World dictionary

  • ill humor — index umbrage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ill humor — ill′ hu′mor n. a disagreeable or surly mood • Etymology: 1560–70 ill′ hu′mored, adj. ill′ hu′mored•ly, adv. ill′ hu′mored•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • ill humor — ill humored, adj. ill humoredly, adv. ill humoredness, n. a disagreeable or surly mood. [1560 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • ill-humor — n. Fretfulness, peevishness, petulance, testiness, ill temper …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ill humor — n bad mood, temper, huff, tiff, miff, pet, fume, pique, Inf. stew, Archaic. pucker; rage, passion; touchiness, testiness, thin skinnedness, fret fulness, petulance; irritability, curtness, tartness, sharpness; ill temper, irascibility,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ill humor — noun a) bad temper b) irritability or surliness Syn: bad mood, bad temper, crankiness, hump, spleen …   Wiktionary

  • ill-humor — Synonyms and related words: Faustianism, argumentativeness, cold comfort, combativeness, contentiousness, disappointment, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disgruntlement, disputatiousness, dissatisfaction, dissatisfiedness, divine… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ill humor — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. moodiness, testiness, irritability; see anger , annoyance 1 , gloom 2 …   English dictionary for students

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