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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 percentage of social liberals who thought moral values were getting worse stayed below 60% for most of Obama's presidency but rose to 71% this year with Republican Donald Trump's inauguration.
Anabolic steroids (which some body builders take illegally) can make acne worse.
A long but smaller study comparing HIV-positive and negative women in the United States found higher rates of CIN2 or worse or CIN3 or worse in women with HIV.
A family with children will be on average PS2073 a year worse off when both parents are working.
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The report on national health care disparities, which looks at data that indicate whether patients receive appropriate preventive, acute, and chronic care, found that Latinos, American Indians, and Alaska Natives experienced worse access to care than whites on more than 60% of the measures tracked, while blacks experienced worse access on slightly more than 30% of the measured tracked.
The CEO of Danske Bank has opined that the eurozone crisis could get much worse, Reuters reported.
According to the poll, 67 percent of Independents said Obama is about the same or worse than Bush, Politico reports.
An analysis of the results of colposcopy, which was performed in 2,609 women found to have atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) or worse cytology, 5,726 women with a positive HPV test by either of the first-generation HPV DNA assays used in the study (Amplicor HPV test and Linear Array HPG genotyping), and 1,041 women who were HPV negative and who had negative for intraepithelial or malignant (NILM) cervical cytology, showed that the cobas HPV test was significantly more sensitive for detecting CIN 3 or worse than was liquid-based cytology at a threshold of ASCUS or worse (92% vs.
Without pointing to any one nationality of barbers as being bad, worse, or worst.
Symptoms are better for open air, exercise, better in open air or cold water, and worse for being in a closed room, and heat.