Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Ill-conditioned.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If the members of the Imperial Family scrupulously obeyed the alleged command, they lost the enjoyment of a hearty laugh over _Punch's_ retort -- for it is _Punch's_ habit always to retort in matters of this sort when his fun is misunderstood or his irony, in his opinion, taken in ill-part.

    The History of "Punch"

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