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bad

bad

 
pronunciation:
baed
part of speech: adjective
inflections: worse, worst
definition 1: of low quality or desirability; unsatisfactory.
This channel shows some very bad movies.These scissors are so bad; they can't cut anything.
antonyms:
good, swell
similar words:
atrocious, awful, base, cull, defective, deficient, deplorable, dreadful, faulty, imperfect, inadequate, inferior, lousy, mean, poor, rotten, second-rate, shoddy, sorry, substandard, terrible, useless, worthless, wretched
definition 2: not good; naughty.
You were a bad boy getting into your presents before Christmas!
synonyms:
disobedient, mischievous, naughty, wicked
antonyms:
good, well-behaved
similar words:
evil, petulant, spoiled
definition 3: in pain or poor health.
He's still feeling bad from having the flu.
synonyms:
ill, lousy, sick, unhealthy, unwell
antonyms:
fine, healthy, well
similar words:
ailing, feeble, indisposed, infirm, nauseous, queasy, sickly, under the weather, weak
definition 4: intense or severe.
They've predicted a bad storm for tonight.
synonyms:
severe, terrible
antonyms:
slight
similar words:
acute, almighty, atrocious, dire, extreme, grave, nasty, serious, wicked
definition 5: regretful.
He felt bad about his remarks.
synonyms:
regretful, sorry
antonyms:
unrepentant
similar words:
apologetic, contrite, guilty, lousy, penitent, remorseful, rueful, sad
definition 6: not positive; unfavorable.
He received bad reviews of his new book.She got a very bad grade on her test.
synonyms:
negative, unfavorable
antonyms:
good
similar words:
atrocious, disapproving, opprobrious, rotten, skeptical
definition 7: harmful; injurious.
Sugar is bad for one's teeth.
synonyms:
damaging, deleterious, detrimental, harmful, injurious, unhealthy
antonyms:
beneficial, good
similar words:
atrocious, destructive, evil, hurtful, nasty, noxious, pernicious, unwholesome
definition 8: wicked; evil.
The outlaws were bad men, and they killed without any feeling of remorse or regret.You did a bad thing cheating those children out of their money.
synonyms:
evil, iniquitous, malign, vile, villainous, wicked, wrong
antonyms:
good, virtuous
similar words:
atrocious, base, black, black-hearted, corrupt, criminal, deplorable, diabolical, fiendish, foul, heinous, ill, immoral, infernal, malevolent, malicious, mean, nasty, nefarious, opprobrious, peccant, reprobate, satanic, sinful, unethical, unprincipled
definition 9: rotten; spoiled.
That is bad meat and should be thrown away.
synonyms:
corrupt, decayed, decomposed, putrefied, putrescent, rotten, spoiled
antonyms:
fresh, good
similar words:
atrocious, moldy, musty, rancid, rank, sour, stale
derivation: badness (n.)