Found 3 items, similar to worse.
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English → English
adv : (comparative of `ill') in a less effective or successful or
desirable manner; “he did worse on the second exam”
adj 1: (comparative of `bad') inferior to another in quality or
condition or desirability; “this road is worse than
the first one we took”
; “the road is in worse shape
than it was”
; “she was accused of worse things than
cheating and lying”
2: changed for the worse in health or fitness; “I feel worse
; “her cold is worse”
] [ant: better
n : something inferior in quality or condition or effect; “for
better or for worse”
; “accused of cheating and lying and
adj 1: having undesirable or negative qualities; “a bad report
; “his sloppy appearance made a bad impression”
“a bad little boy”
; “clothes in bad shape”
; “a bad
; “bad luck”
; “the news was very bad”
reviews were bad”
; “the pay is bad”
; “it was a bad
light for reading”
; “the movie was a bad choice”
2: very intense; “a bad headache”
; “in a big rage”
; “had a big
(or bad) shock”
; “a bad earthquake”
; “a bad storm”
3: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally
used colloquially for `bad'); “my throat feels bad”
felt bad all over”
; “he was feeling tough after a restless
4: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; “bad
; “a refrigerator full of spoilt food”
5: not capable of being collected; “a bad (or uncollectible)
6: below average in quality or performance; “a bad chess
; “a bad recital”
7: nonstandard; “so-called bad grammar”
8: not financially safe or secure; “a bad investment”
; “anything that promises to pay too much
can't help being risky”
; “speculative business
9: physically unsound or diseased; “has a bad back”
; “a bad
; “bad teeth”
; “an unsound limb”
; “unsound teeth”
10: capable of harming; “bad habits”
; “bad air”
; “smoking is bad
11: keenly sorry or regretful; “felt bad about letting the team
; “was sorry that she had treated him so badly”
“felt bad about breaking the vase”
12: characterized by wickedness or immorality; “led a very bad
13: reproduced fraudulently; “like a bad penny...”
; “a forged
twenty dollar bill”
14: not working properly; “a bad telephone connection”
n : that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or
decency; “take the bad with the good”
adv 1: with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for
`badly'); “the injury hurt badly”
; “the buildings were
; “it hurts bad”
; “we need water bad”
2: very much; strongly; “I wanted it badly enough to work hard
; “the cables had sagged badly”
; “they were badly
in need of help”
; “he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste
English → English
1. Loss; disadvantage; defeat. “Judah was put to the worse
--Kings xiv. 12.
2. That which is worse; something less good; as, think not
the worse of him for his enterprise.
, a., compar. of Bad
. [OE. werse, worse, wurse,
AS. wiersa, wyrsa, a comparative with no corresponding
positive; akin to OS. wirsa, OFries. wirra, OHG. wirsiro,
Icel. verri, Sw. v["a]rre, Dan. v["a]rre, Goth. wa['i]rsiza,
and probably to OHG. werran to bring into confusion, E. war,
and L. verrere to sweep, sweep along. As bad has no
comparative and superlative, worse and worst are used in lieu
of them, although etymologically they have no relation to
Bad, ill, evil, or corrupt, in a greater degree; more bad or
evil; less good; specifically, in poorer health; more sick;
-- used both in a physical and moral sense.
Or worse, if men worse can devise. --Chaucer.
[She] was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse.
--Mark v. 26.
Evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse. --2
Tim. iii. 13.
There are men who seem to believe they are not bad
while another can be found worse. --Rambler.
“But I love him.” “Love him? Worse and worse.”
, adv. [AS. wiers, wyrs; akin to OS. & OHG. wirs,
Icel. verr, Goth, wa['i]rs; a comparative adverb with no
corresponding positive. See Worse
In a worse degree; in a manner more evil or bad.
Now will we deal worse with thee than with them. --Gen.
, v. t. [OE. wursien, AS. wyrsian to become worse.]
To make worse; to put disadvantage; to discomfit; to worst.
Weapons more violent, when next we meet,
May serve to better us and worse our foes. --Milton.
(b[a^]d), a. [Compar. Worse
(w[^u]st).] [Probably fr. AS. b[ae]ddel
hermaphrodite; cf. b[ae]dling effeminate fellow.]
Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious,
hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or
defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious;
wicked; -- the opposite of good
; as, a bad man; bad
conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad air; bad health; a bad
crop; bad news.
Note: Sometimes used substantively.
The strong antipathy of good to bad. --Pope.
Syn: Pernicious; deleterious; noxious; baneful; injurious;
hurtful; evil; vile; wretched; corrupt; wicked; vicious;
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