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 ?
As if in reaction against the worsening of their position they were all particularly animated and gay.
"So it will go on, worsening and worsening," thought Adam; "there's no slipping uphill again, and no standing still when once youve begun to slip down." And then the day came back to him when he was a little fellow and used to run by his father's side, proud to be taken out to work, and prouder still to hear his father boasting to his fellow-workmen how "the little chap had an uncommon notion o' carpentering." What a fine active fellow his father was then!
M2 PHARMA-September 3, 2019-Detailed Results from Phase III DAPA-HF Trial Showed Farxiga Significantly Reduced Both the Incidence of Cardiovascular Death and the Worsening of Heart Failure
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Worsening of quality of life was associated with several risk factors, such as obesity and smoking, and it also reflected the patient's need for treatment.
Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Baram 2 and Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Chung Hua Tudan were closed today due to the worsening haze.
22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It may be possible to identify persons at risk for suffering a worsening in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) due to knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online July 19 in PLOS ONE.
Anil Jasinghe Issuing a statement said that cases of worsening of the illness after using such medication have been reported from several areas in the country.
The study said Seoul stocks' disappointing gains could be attributed to deteriorating external factors including the prolonged U.S.-China trade row as well as firms' worsening earnings in the first half of the year.
The traffic jam around Ghanta Ghar in Sukkur is worsening by the day.
"The movement of median loan-to-income ratio also confirms worsening housing affordability as it moved from 3 in March 2015 to 3.4 in March 2019," the survey showed.
"Workers are fed up with the tricks of President Duterte to cover-up the country's worsening poverty.