with bad/ill grace

Definition of with bad/ill grace

  1. :  in a way that shows that one is not happy about something :  in an unpleasant way They agreed to the compromise with bad grace.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  failing to reach an acceptable standard :  poor

    :  unfavorable

    :  not fresh :  spoiled

  1. :  something that is bad

    :  an evil or unhappy state

    :  fault

  1. :  badly

  1. :  immoral, vicious

    :  resulting from, accompanied by, or indicative of an evil or malevolent intention

    :  attributing evil or an objectionable quality

  1. :  with displeasure or hostility

    :  in a harsh manner

    :  so as to reflect unfavorably

  1. :  the reverse of good :  evil

    :  misfortune, distress

    :  ailment, sickness

  1. : illustrated; illustration; illustrator

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  1. :  unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

    :  a virtue coming from God

    :  a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine assistance

  1. :  to confer dignity or honor on

    :  adorn, embellish


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