Definitions of worst

  1. To get the advantage of in a contest; defeat.
  2. To get the advantage over in contest: to defeat: to overthrow. " The victorious Philistines were worsted by the captivated ark, which foraged their country more than a conquering army."- South.
  3. To grow worse: to deteriorate: to worsen. " Anne haggard, Mary coarse, every face in the neighborhood worsting,. had long been a distress to him."- Miss Austen.
  4. colloquial usage; defeat thoroughly; " He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
  5. defeat thoroughly; " He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
  6. Bad or evil in the highest degree.
  7. To get the advantage over in contest; to defeat; to overthrow.
  8. To get the advantage over in contest; to defeat.
  9. the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable; " the invaders did their worst"; " so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best"
  10. the least favorable outcome; " the worst that could happen"
  11. That which is most bad or evil; the most severe, pernicious, calamitous, or wicked state or degree.
  12. The most evil state; that which is most bad or evil.
  13. That which is most evil or bad: most evil, severe, aggravated, or calamitous state or condition- usually with the. " He is always sure of finding diversion when the worst comes to the worst."- Addison.
  14. The highest degree of badness; the most evil state or result.
  15. The most evil state; the most severe or aggravated state; the most calamitous state.
  16. The most evil or calamitous state; the height, in an ill sense.
  17. See under worse.
  18. to the highest degree of inferiority or badness; " She suffered worst of all"; " schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts"; " the worst dressed person present"
  19. In the most evil way possible.
  20. Most or least, according to the sense of the verb. " When thou didst hate him worst."- Shak. " The gods do like this worst."- Shak.
  21. In the worst manner or degree.
  22. ( superlative of ` bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition; " the worst player on the team"; " the worst weather of the year"
  23. Bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse.
  24. To gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of; to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit.
  25. Superlative of bad; bad or evil in the hightest degree; most severe or dangerous.
  26. Bad in the highest degree, whether in a moral or physical sense; as, the worst sinner, the worst disease, the worst evil that can befall a state or an individual.
  27. Superlative of bad, evil or ill; most bad; most evil; most severe or dangerous; most difficult to heal; most afflictive, pernicious or calamitous.
  28. Superl. degree of bad; bad or ill in the highest degree.