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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 worse
 更壞的事,更惡劣的事,敗北(a.)更壞的,更惡劣的(ad.)更壞地,更惡劣地

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Worse a., compar. of Bad.  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Worse, n.
 1. Loss; disadvantage; defeat.  “Judah was put to the worse before Israel.”
 2. That which is worse; something less good; as, think not the worse of him for his enterprise.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Worse, adv.  In a worse degree; in a manner more evil or bad.
    Now will we deal worse with thee than with them.   --Gen. xix. 9.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Worse, v. t.  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.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bad a.   [Compar. Worse superl. Worst ]  Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; -- the opposite of good; as, a bad man; bad conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad air; bad health; a bad crop; bad news.
 Note: Sometimes used substantively.
    The strong antipathy of good to bad.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- Pernicious; deleterious; noxious; baneful; injurious; hurtful; evil; vile; wretched; corrupt; wicked; vicious; imperfect.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 worse
      adj 1: (comparative of `bad') inferior to another in quality or
             condition or desirability; "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" [ant: better]
      2: changed for the worse in health or fitness; "I feel worse
         today"; "her cold is worse" [syn: worsened] [ant: better]
      n : something inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for
          better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and
          worse"
      adv : (comparative of `ill') in a less effective or successful or
            desirable manner; "he did worse on the second exam"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 worse
      See bad

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bad
      adj 1: having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report
             card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression";
             "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad
             cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the
             reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad
             light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice" [ant:
              good]
      2: very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big
         (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm" [syn: big]
      3: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally
         used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she
         felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless
         night" [syn: tough]
      4: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad
         meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food" [syn: spoiled,
          spoilt]
      5: not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible)
         debt" [syn: uncollectible]
      6: below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess
         player"; "a bad recital"
      7: nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
      8: not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high
         risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much
         can't help being risky"; "speculative business
         enterprises" [syn: insecure, risky, high-risk, speculative]
      9: physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad
         heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"
         [syn: unfit, unsound]
      10: capable of harming; "bad habits"; "bad air"; "smoking is bad
          for you"
      11: keenly sorry or regretful; "felt bad about letting the team
          down"; "was sorry that she had treated him so badly";
          "felt bad about breaking the vase" [syn: sorry]
      12: characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad
          life" [syn: immoral]
      13: reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged
          twenty dollar bill" [syn: forged]
      14: not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a
          defective appliance" [syn: defective]
      n : that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or
          decency; "take the bad with the good" [syn: badness]
          [ant: good, good]
      adv 1: with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for
             `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were
             badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad"
             [syn: badly]
      2: very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard
         for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly
         in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste
         it" [syn: badly]
      [also: worst, worse]