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bad

(Inferior), adjective adultered, base, decaying, degenerative, degraded, deleterious, deplorable, detrimental, dreadful, faulty, foul, fulsome, impure, injurious, malignant, malus, noxious, objectionable, ruined, undesirable, unfit, unsound, unsuitable
Associated concepts: bad bargain, bad check, bad title

bad

(Offensive), adjective abhorrent, abominable, amoral, arrant, atrocious, baleful, baneful, base, corrupt, cruel, debauched, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, deplorable, depraved, derogatory, despicable, destructive, detrimental, diabolic, dire, disastrous, disgraced, disgusting, dishonorable, disreputable, evil, execrable, flagrant, fulsome, heinous, ignoble, immoral, improbus, improper, indecent, infamous, iniquitous, injurious, insidious, loathsome, maleficent, malevolent, malific, malus, miscreant, monstrous, nasty, nefarious, nequam, nocuous, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, onerous, oppressive, peccant, perfidious, pernicious, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, retrogressive, revolting, ruined, ruinous, scandalous, sinful, sinister, treacherous, troublous, turpitudinous, undesirable, unfit, unsuitable, unvirtuous, venal, vicious, vile, villainous, virtueless, wicked
Associated concepts: bad behavior, bad character, bad faith, bad influence, bad motive, bad reputation, bad repute
Foreign phrases: In facto quod se habet ad bonum et malum, magis de bono quam de malo lex intendit.In an act or deed which may be considered as both good and bad, the law directs its attention more to the good than the bad.
See also: culpable, deleterious, delinquent, deplorable, depraved, detrimental, disastrous, disreputable, harmful, heinous, immoral, imperfect, iniquitous, nefarious, noxious, peccable, peccant, perverse, poor, profane, reprehensible, reprobate, wrongful
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The "best practice" household is defined as that household that cannot make further increases in all good dimensions of child health and reductions in all bad dimensions by some additive amount, using a given level of observed inputs.
The negative contributions to activation energies from DDS and BADS moieties possibly benefit from their steric effects.
While hardly systematic (and by now a bit dated), evidence of a pattern of regulating economic bads is vividly displayed by the now infamous "irrational risk" table presented by Justice Breyer in Breaking the Vicious Circle.
Eliminating explicit reference to bads allows for a more familiar formulation of utility maximization.
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20) Intrinsic bads, such as the experience of pain, and intrinsic goods, such as the experience of pleasure, are things that persons suffer or enjoy directly.
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ABSTRACT: As the first application of the praxeological discipline of "Cratics" (Taghizadegan and Otto, 2015), a theory of the supply and demand of bads is developed.
BADS possesses very high ecological validity (Crawford & Henry, 2005); In order to address the problem of low ecological validity of traditional executive tests, it assesses executive skills and demands similar to everyday activities while maintaining a structured format.
The key around major championships is that sometimes a par is a good score and you have to walk off and forget about the bads and focus about the shot you have in front of you.
As a result, global public bads cause substantial economic, social and political costs.