HyperDic: worse

English > 4 senses of the word worse:
ADJECTIVEallworse(comparative of 'bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability
allworse, worsenedchanged for the worse in health or fitness
NOUNattributeworsesomething inferior / inferior in quality or condition or effect
ADVERBallworse(comparative of 'ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner
worse > pronunciation
Soundswer's
Rhymesadverse ... verse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > worse: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(comparative of 'bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability.
Examples
  • "this 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"
Narrowerworsenedmade or become worse
See alsobadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Oppositebetter(comparative of 'good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability
Usage ofcomparative, comparative degreeThe comparative form of an adjective or adverb
Spanishpeor
Catalanpitjor
Nounsworsesomething inferior / inferior in quality or condition or effect
English > worse: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningchanged for the worse in health or fitness.
Examples
  • "I feel worse today"
  • "her cold is worse"
Synonymworsened
Oppositebetter(comparative of 'good') changed for the better in health or fitness
Spanishempeorado, peor
Nounsworsesomething inferior / inferior in quality or condition or effect
English > worse: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningSomething inferior / inferior in quality or condition or effect.
Examples
  • "for better or for worse"
  • "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
Broaderbad, badnessThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Spanishlo peor, peor
Catalanel pitjor
Adjectivesworse(comparative of 'bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability
worsechanged for the worse in health or fitness
English > worse: 4 senses > adverb 1
Meaning(comparative of 'ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner.
Example"he did worse on the second exam"
Usage ofcomparative, comparative degreeThe comparative form of an adjective or adverb

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