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  Words related to bad

Related / Similar Words: badness, tough, spoiled, spoilt, defective, forged, immoral, sorry, unfit, unsound, big, insecure, risky, high-risk, speculative, uncollectible, badly

 

Definition:
  • that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good";
  • 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";
  • (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food";
  • not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance";
  • reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill";
  • 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;
  • characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad life";
  • 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";
  • capable of harming; "bad habits"; "bad air"; "smoking is bad for you";
  • physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth";
  • very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm";
  • 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";
  • nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar";
  • below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital";
  • not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt";
  • 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";
  • 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";

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    See Also: disobedient, evil, wicked, unfavorable, unfavourable, worse, worst

     

    Hyponyms: unworthiness, undesirability, worse, evil, liability, inadvisability

     

    Pertainyms: big

     

    Attributes: quality

     

    Anagrams: dab

     

    Language Translations:
    Breton: drouk and fall   Catalan: mal  
    Chinese: and   Croatian: loš and ružan and zao  
    Danish: dårlig and ond   Dutch: onaangenaam and ongepast and slecht  
    Esperanto: malbona   Finnish: huono and huonotapainen and ikävä and paha and viallinen  
    French: mauvais   German: böse and schlecht  
    Greek: κακός   Hungarian: kellemetlen and rossz  
    Indonesian: buruk and jahat   Interlingua: mal  
    Italian: brutto and cattivo and sbagliato   Japanese: 悪い  
    Kurdish: bed   Latvian: nepiemērots and slikts and ļauns  
    Malay: buruk and jahat and rosak   Norwegian: dårlig  
    Novial: mal   Polish: uszkodzony and zły  
    Portuguese: mal and mau and ruim   Russian: плохой  
    Slovene: slab   Spanish: malo  
    Swedish: dålig and olämplig and ond and opassande and trasig   Tagalog: mali and masama and sira  
     
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