Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ill-disposed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then he did a thumbs-down motion and received only a few ill-minded calls in agreement.

    Just a Game of Chance

  • The officials called the planned park “vulgar, ill-minded and misleading”.

    China Sex Theme Park Demolished – Update | Impact Lab

  • I do not mean that I was depressed because Glasgow was Glasgow and not, say, Birmingham or Liverpool; but because, like Birmingham and Liverpool, Glasgow has a large number of human beings living in inhuman conditions thought the money-muddled thinking of a small group of not ill-minded human beings.

    The Money Muddle

  • He alighted at the so-called strangers 'khan and, hiring himself a cell, took rest therein for a while, then he fared forth and wandered about the highways that he might discern some path which would aid him unto the winning of his ill-minded wish; to wit, of wreaking upon Aladdin blood revenge for his brother.

    Tehran Winter

  • How cautiously, then, should we walk before so many ill-minded observers!

    The Reformed Pastor

  • For, as he justly observed in a letter to Congress, “to be posted here as a publick spectator for every ill-minded person to make remarks upon, I think is very poor encouragement for any persons to venture their lives and fortunes in the service.”

    Old Put The Patriot

  • Now followed a confused time of accusations and counter-accusations, with assertions that Maryland Catholics were conspiring with the Indians to perpetrate a new St. Bartholomew massacre of Protestants, and hot counter-assertions that this is "a sleveless fear and imagination fomented by the artifice of some ill-minded persons."

    Pioneers of the Old South: a chronicle of English colonial beginnings

  • The movement against the Jews which has come to light during the last few days in the South is a sad example, showing how men, otherwise devoted to Throne and Fatherland, yet yielding to the instigations of ill-minded agitators who fan the evil passions of the popular masses, give way to self-will and mob rule and, without being aware of it, act in accordance with the designs of the anarchists.

    History of the Jews in Russia and Poland. Volume II From the death of Alexander I. until the death of Alexander III. (1825-1894)

  • In all nationalities there are bad and ill-minded persons but there is not, and cannot be, any bad and ill-minded nationality, for this would abrogate the moral responsibility of the individual ....

    History of the Jews in Russia and Poland. Volume II From the death of Alexander I. until the death of Alexander III. (1825-1894)

  • So we managed to get the able little _Greased Lightning_ into the thick of it -- merrily into the howl and gray frown of that ill-minded sea -- and, though wind and sea, taking themselves seriously, conspired to smother her, we made jolly reaches to the nor'ard, albeit under double reefs, and came that night to Poor Luck Harbour, where the doctor's sloop was waiting.

    Doctor Luke of the Labrador

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