worsening


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Related to worsening: reproachfully, placating, varied

wors·en

 (wûr′sən)
tr. & intr.v. wors·ened, wors·en·ing, wors·ens
To make or become worse.

worsening

(ˈwɜːsənɪŋ)
n
an instance of becoming worse; deterioration
adj
becoming worse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.worsening - process of changing to an inferior state
decline, diminution - change toward something smaller or lower
drop-off, falling off, falloff, slump, slack - a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
2.worsening - changing something with the result that it becomes worse
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
downturn, downswing - a worsening of business or economic activity; "the market took a downturn"
Adj.1.worsening - changing for the worse; "worried by the worsening storm"
bettering - changing for the better
Translations

worsening

[ˈwɜːsnɪŋ]
A. ADJ [situation] → que empeora, que va de mal en peor
B. Nempeoramiento m

worsening

[ˈwɜːrsənɪŋ] n [situation, symptoms, condition, crisis] → aggravation f; [relations] → dégradation f, détérioration fworse off adj
to be worse off (= poorer) → y perdre
He'd be two pounds a week worse off → Il y perdrait deux livres par semaine.
She's now worse off than before she changed jobs → Elle y perd par rapport à qu'elle gagnait avant de changer de travail.
to be worse off (= in a worse situation) → être en plus mauvaise posture
He is now worse off than before → Il est maintenant en plus mauvaise posture qu'avant.
Is the world worse off because of his death? → Le monde se porte-t-il plus mal du fait de sa mort?

worsening

n empeoramiento, agravamiento
References in classic literature ?
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