- worse used 26 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
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WORSE, adjective [This adjective has the signification of the comparative degree, and as bad has no comparative and superlative, worse and worst are used in lieu of them, although radically they have no relation to bad.]
1. More evil; more bad or ill; more depraved and corrupt; in a moral sense.
Evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse 2 Timothy 3:13.
There are men who seem to believe they are not bad, while another can be found worse
2. In a physical sense, in regard to health, more sick.
She was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse Mark 5:26.
3. More bad; less perfect or good. This carriage is worse for wear.
1. The loss; the disadvantage.
Judah was put to the worse before Israel. 2 Kings 14:12.
2. Something less good. Think not the worse of him for his enterprise.
WORSE, adverb In a manner more evil or bad.
We will deal worse with thee than with them. Genesis 19:9.
WORSE, to put to disadvantage, is not in use. [See Worst.]
WORSEN, verb transitive To worse. [Not in use.]
WORSER, is a vulgar word, and not used in good writing or speaking.