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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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If you feel bad about lying to him, then fess up and make a joke of it.
She referenced her own experience on talent shows, saying, "I was in a similar competition on television when I was seven years old - it was called Star Search at the time - big show back then, and I didn't win either and look at me now, so Rebecca should have nothing to feel bad about.
He added: "I feel bad about eating pigs because you can tell they have these little souls.
We got beat 5-3, so the kid doesn't have to feel bad about his outing.
I know it's hard, but he doesn't feel bad asking, so why should you feel bad refusing?
remains in question, but given that they have the good sense to listen to Edith Piaf (another modern-day kids staple), you almost feel bad quibbling about it.
Rather than dwell on his illness and frankly how uncomfortable he was, his biggest concern was, 'I feel bad that I'm not there for you,''' City Manager Mary Alvord said in recalling Hanway.
I feel bad for him because it's a long day,'' said parent Gladys Rodriguez, whose son, Ivan, will attend next year.
I feel bad for the kids, but it's my fault and I take full responsibility.
I feel bad for (Snyder) because she depends on us to make the plays on defense.
I really like being on the team, and I'd kind of feel bad not being part of it.