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English adjective: worse

1. worse (comparative of `bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability


SamplesThis 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.


Similarworsened


Domain usagecomparative, comparative degree


Antonymsbetter

2. worse changed for the worse in health or fitness


SamplesI feel worse today.
Her cold is worse.


Synonymsworsened


Antonymsbetter


English noun: worse

1. worse (attribute) something inferior in quality or condition or effect


SamplesFor better or for worse.
Accused of cheating and lying and worse.


Broader (hypernym)bad, badness


English adverb: worse

1. worse (comparative of `ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner


SamplesHe did worse on the second exam.


Domain usagecomparative, comparative degree









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