Ill`-tem"pered (?), a.

1.

Of bad temper; morose; crabbed; sour; peevish; fretful; quarrelsome.

2.

Unhealthy; ill-conditioned.

[Obs.]

So ill-tempered I am grown, that I am afraid I shall catch cold, while all the world is afraid to melt away. Pepys.

 

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