HyperDic: badness

English > 3 senses of the word badness:
NOUNattributebadness, badthat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
attributebadness, severity, severenessused of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
attributebadness, naughtiness, mischievousnessan attribute of mischievous children
badness > pronunciation
Soundsbae'dnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > badness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency.
Synonymbad
NarrowerevilThat which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
inadvisabilityThe quality of being ill-advised
liabilityThe quality of being something that holds you back
undesirabilityThe quality possessed by something that should be avoided
unsoundnessnot mentally or physically healthy
unworthinessThe quality or state of lacking merit or value
worseSomething inferior / inferior in quality or condition or effect
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositegood, goodnessThat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
Spanishmaldad
Catalanbua, maldat
Adjectivesbadhaving undesirable or negative qualities
badcharacterized by wickedness or immorality
badbelow average in quality or performance
English > badness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningUsed of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather.
Synonymsseverity, severeness
Narrowerfoulness, raininess(of weather) the badness of the weather
seriousness, distressfulnessThe quality of arousing fear or distress
Broaderintensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
Spanishagudeza, gravedad, seriedad, severidad
Catalanagudesa, gravetat, serietat, severitat
Adjectivesbadvery intense
badfeeling physical discomfort or pain ('tough' is occasionally used colloquially for 'bad')
English > badness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningAn attribute of mischievous children.
Synonymsnaughtiness, mischievousness
Narrowerprankishness, rascality, roguishnessThe trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
BroaderdisobedienceThe trait of being unwilling to obey
Spanishmala conducta, maldad, malicia
Catalanmala conducta, maldat, malícia

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