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English adjective: worsening

1. worsening changing for the worse


SamplesWorried by the worsening storm.


Antonymsbettering


English noun: worsening

1. worsening (process) process of changing to an inferior state


Synonymsdeclension, decline in quality, deterioration


Broader (hypernym)decline, diminution


Narrower (hyponym)drop-off, falling off, falloff, slack, slump

2. worsening (act) changing something with the result that it becomes worse


Broader (hypernym)change of state


Narrower (hyponym)downswing, downturn









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