Associations to the word «Worst»

Wiktionary

WORST, adjective. Superlative form of bad: most bad
WORST, adjective. Most inferior; doing the least good.
WORST, adjective. Most unfavorable.
WORST, adjective. Most harmful or severe.
WORST, adjective. Most ill.
WORST, adjective. Used with the definite article and an implied noun: something that is worst.
WORST, noun. Something or someone that is the worst
WORST, adverb. In the worst way: most badly, most ill.
WORST, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To make worse.
WORST, verb. (dated) (intransitive) To grow worse; to deteriorate.
WORST, verb. (rare) To outdo or defeat, especially in battle.
WORST CASE SCENARIO, noun. Any situation or conclusion which could not be any worse; the worst possible outcome.
WORST COMES TO WORST, adverb. (idiomatic) If a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.
WORST COMES TO WORST, adverb. (idiomatic) If an already bad situation progresses into a catastrophic situation.
WORST FOR WEAR, adjective. Misspelling of worse for wear.
WORST OF BOTH WORLDS, noun. (idiomatic) (singulare tantum) A solution or scenario which combines the disadvantages of two opposed prior solutions, often having been intended to combine their benefits instead.
WORST OFF, adjective. Superlative form of badly off: most badly off

Dictionary definition

WORST, noun. The least favorable outcome; "the worst that could happen".
WORST, noun. The greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable; "the invaders did their worst"; "so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best".
WORST, noun. The weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of; "it was the worst he had ever done on a test".
WORST, verb. Defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents".
WORST, adverb. To the highest degree of inferiority or badness; "She suffered worst of all"; "schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts"; "the worst dressed person present".
WORST, adjective. (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition; "the worst player on the team"; "the worst weather of the year".

Wise words

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