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English adjective: worst

1. worst (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition


SamplesThe worst player on the team.
The worst weather of the year.


Similarbottom, last, last-place, lowest, pessimal, pessimum


See alsobad, inferior


Domain usagesuperlative


Antonymsbest


English noun: worst

1. worst (event) the least favorable outcome


SamplesThe worst that could happen.


Broader (hypernym)final result, outcome, result, resultant, termination

2. worst (attribute) the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable


SamplesThe invaders did their worst.
So pure of heart that his worst is another man's best.


Broader (hypernym)evil, evilness

3. worst (act) the weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of


SamplesIt was the worst he had ever done on a test.


Broader (hypernym)attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Antonymsbest


English adverb: worst

1. worst to the highest degree of inferiority or badness


SamplesShe suffered worst of all.
Schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts.
The worst dressed person present.


English verb: worst

1. worst (competition) defeat thoroughly


SamplesHe mopped up the floor with his opponents.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to worst his opponent


Synonymsmop up, pip, rack up, whip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish









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