Definition of WORSE

  1. (noun)something inferior in quality or condition or effect
  2. (adj)(comparative of `bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability
  3. (adj)changed for the worse in health or fitness
  4. (adj)having undesirable or negative qualities
  5. (adj)feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
  6. (adj)serious or severe
  7. (adj)feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')
  8. (adj)(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
  9. (adj)not capable of being collected
  10. (adj)below average in quality or performance
  11. (adj)nonstandard
  12. (adj)not financially safe or secure
  13. (adj)physically unsound or diseased
  14. (adj)capable of harming
  15. (adj)characterized by wickedness or immorality
  16. (adj)reproduced fraudulently
  17. (adj)not working properly
  18. (adv)(comparative of `ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner