HyperDic: worsening

English > 3 senses of the word worsening:
NOUNprocessworsening, deterioration, decline in quality, declensionprocess of changing to an inferior state
actworseningchanging something with the result that it becomes worse
ADJECTIVEallworseningchanging for the worse
worsening > pronunciation
Soundswer'sahnihng; wer'snihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > worsening: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningchanging for the worse.
Example"worried by the worsening storm"
Oppositebetteringchanging for the better
Spanishempeorado, empeoramiento
English > worsening: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningProcess of changing to an inferior state.
Synonymsdeterioration, decline in quality, declension
Narrowerslump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling offA noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
Broaderdecline, diminutionchange toward something smaller or lower
Spanishdesmejora, deterioración, deterioro, empeoramiento, peoría
Catalandesmillorament, deterioració, empitjorament, pitjora, pitjoria
Verbsworsengrow worse
English > worsening: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningchanging something with the result that it becomes worse.
Narrowerdownturn, downswingA worsening of business or economic activity
Broaderchange of stateThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
Spanishempeoramiento
Catalanempitjorament
Verbsworsenmake worse

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