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worse

adjective     /wɜːs/ US  /wɝːs/
A2 comparative of bad: more unpleasant, difficult, or severe than before or than something else that is also bad: The conditions they're living in are worse than we thought. If the rain gets any worse we'll have to stop walking. His manners are even worse than his sister's. The heat is much worse in the daytime.Worse and worst get worse B1 to become more ill, or to become a more severe condition: My cold seems to be getting worse. If he gets any worse I'll take him to the doctor's.Worse and worst
(Definition of worse adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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