Definitions of worse

  1. To make worse; to put disadvantage; to discomfit; to worst. See Worst, v.
  2. That which is worse; something less good; as, think not the worse of him for his enterprise.
  3. That which is less good.
  4. Loss; not the advantage; something less good.
  5. Not the advantage; loss, as, " Judah was put to the worse"; something less good, as, " he does not think the worse of him for it".
  6. Bad, ill, evil, or corrupt, in a greater degree; more bad or evil; less good; specifically, in poorer health; more sick; - used both in a physical and moral sense.
  7. In a manner more evil or bad.
  8. More bad; more sick.
  9. ( comparative of ` ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner; " he did worse on the second exam"
  10. In a less good manner or degree.
  11. Bad in a higher degree.
  12. changed for the worse in health or fitness; " I feel worse today"; " her cold is worse"
  13. ( comparative of ` bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability; " this road is worse than the first one we took"; " the road is in worse shape than it was"; " she was accused of worse things than cheating and lying"
  14. Comparative of bad; bad or ill to a larger extent; more evil or corrupt; less good; more sick; as, the patient is worse.
  15. ( used as comp. of BAD), Bad or evil in a greater degree: more sick.
  16. The comparative of bad, evil or ill; bad, evil or ill in a greater degree; more depraved and corrupt, in a moral sense; in regard to health, more unwell or more sick; more bad; less perfect or good.
  17. Used as the comparative of the adjective bad; bad or ill in a greater degree; more depraved and corrupt.