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  • n. Alternative spelling of ill humor.


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  • Let us make real effort to be cheerful and joyful; ill-humor and bad temper must never mar our conduct.


  • But the mood of devilry that seemed to have taken possession of him over the course of the morning and in the face of her ill-humor was really quite irresistible now, almost as irresistible as the lure of putting his hands on her again had been.


  • The old boy has been very happy; amusing himself with cutting paper, looking at pictures, riding on his horse, and all the time prating to me — without a moment of ill-humor (which, indeed, is hardly among his possibilities) or ill spirits.

    A Different Stripe:

  • Yet a growing population doesn't sufficiently account for the spread of nannying by strangers -- what Christopher Hitchens calls "all of this re-infantilizing" -- and concomitant ill-humor.

    Silent Rage

  • Yet a growing population doesn't sufficiently account for the spread of nannying by strangers and concomitant ill-humor.

    Silent Rage

  • So humiliated were our enemies by the guffaws of the mob, that in gloomy ill-humor they beat a retreat to plot revenge.


  • Greeks and Romans; all the virtues of Cato, without either his obstinacy or ill-humor; everything that deserves admiration in

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • There is great probability that he was condemned only through the ill-humor of his judges at having lost so much time in reading his work.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Such an odd man, subject to headache and ill-humor; writing his poems and talking about Virgil, with no fortune to speak of.

    The Scandal of the Season

  • If I attended her occasionally to any ball or party of pleasure, I went, it must be confessed, with clumsy, ill-disguised ill-humor.

    The Fitz-Boodle Papers


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