Worse

Definition of Worse

a.1.Bad, ill, evil, or corrupt, in a greater degree; more bad or evil; less good; specifically, in poorer health; more sick; - used both in a physical and moral sense.
Or worse, if men worse can devise.
- Chaucer.
[She] was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse.
- Mark v. 26.
Evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse.
- 2 Tim. iii. 13.
There are men who seem to believe they are not bad while another can be found worse.
- Rambler.
"But I love him." "Love him? Worse and worse."
- Gay.
n.1.Loss; disadvantage; defeat.
2.That which is worse; something less good; as, think not the worse of him for his enterprise.
adv.1.In a worse degree; in a manner more evil or bad.
Now will we deal worse with thee than with them.
- Gen. xix. 9.
v. t.1.To make worse; to put disadvantage; to discomfit; to worst. See Worst, v.
Weapons more violent, when next we meet,
May serve to better us and worse our foes.
- Milton.

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