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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.


Domain usagecomparative, comparative degree


2. worse changed for the worse in health or fitness

SamplesI feel worse today.
Her cold is worse.



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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