Definition of bear someone malice or ill will in English:
[with negative] Wish someone harm.
- If one therefore bore ill will towards someone then it follows that we would wish to injure them, and our intention towards them would be destructive or evil.
- Geser tells a tale about the Virgin of Byzantium to whom somebody bore ill will and put a spell.
- But I don't know one veteran in my chapter who bears ill will against the Vietnamese people.