Translation of ill-natured in Spanish:

ill-natured

de mal carácter, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪlˈneɪtʃəd//ˈɪl ˈˌneɪtʃərd/

adjective

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    (person) de mal carácter
    (person) desagradable
    (remark) malintencionado
    (remark) malicioso
    • There is also a ridiculous braggart warrior, and two maidens of different aspect and character, one fair and ill-natured, the other ugly and compassionate, who both visit a magic well in search of a husband.
    • Predictably he succumbed to his brother's ill-natured comments and began a whiny protest.
    • She knew that she sounded ill-natured, but she wasn't particularly in the mood for company.
    • During an ill-natured Senate hearing on the treatment of Vietnam veterans he and another senator found themselves in violent disagreement.
    • A fifth lion, rearing up on its hind legs, prepares to attack an unsuspecting but seemingly ill-natured winged griffin seated stiffly on its haunches.
    • She proceeded to exploit her ill health to become the most feared of all chronic suffers, an ill-natured and tyrannical invalid.
    • Other people we have spoken to believe they are sold to universities for testing purposes, or for use in dog fights (they use these good-natured pets and have vicious ill-natured animals tear them apart for profit and amusement).
    • A fascinating variant appeared fifteen years later in The Vermont Anti-Masonic Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1831: ‘Poor fences make lean cattle and ill-natured neighbors’.
    • Do you honestly think one chosen by a unicorn would be so ill-natured as to force one of us to do his bidding?
    • ‘The way you're holding that bow, it couldn't do much damage anyway,’ came his reply to my ill-natured question.
    • I had been aware myself in recent times that this column was dark, unfunny, ill-natured and ill humoured.
    • The ill-natured Marx, the venomous Lenin, the murderous Stalin all had a deep-seated loathing of all those who disagreed with them.
    • Callan was brought to ill-natured life by actor Edward Woodward, who added a complex moral dimension to the hard-bitten killer, whose life on the edge of society leaves him little room for a personal life.
    • Haven't you met an ill-natured Christian before?
    • It is more an ill-natured rant than a measured analysis.
    • I could not even speak for joy and excitement, and then - how ill-natured of them!
    • I ignored the ill-natured feeling and tried to look on the bright side (if there was one).
    • No, that was very mean and ill-natured of her!
    • The ladies trained their beaks on her, like pale, ill-natured birds, and returned to scanning the crowd for safe subjects of ridicule.
    • In the past, when homosexuality was still considered shameful, I was slow to confess my desires to anyone - which made my reluctance to return women's affections seem all the more ill-natured.