Definition of Worst

1. Noun. The least favorable outcome. "The worst that could happen"




2. Verb. Defeat thoroughly. "The fighter managed to worst his opponent"; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
Exact synonyms: Mop Up, Pip, Rack Up, Whip
Generic synonyms: Beat, Beat Out, Crush, Shell, Trounce, Vanquish
Derivative terms: Whipping

3. Adjective. (superlative of 'bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition. "The worst weather of the year"
Language type: Superlative
Similar to: Bottom, Last, Last-place, Lowest, Pessimal, Pessimum
Also: Bad, Inferior
Antonyms: Best

4. Adverb. To the highest degree of inferiority or badness. "The worst dressed person present"

5. Noun. The greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable. "So pure of heart that his worst is another man's best"
Generic synonyms: Evil, Evilness

6. Noun. The weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of. "It was the worst he had ever done on a test"
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try
Antonyms: Best

Definition of Worst

1. a. Bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse.

2. n. That which is most bad or evil; the most severe, pernicious, calamitous, or wicked state or degree.

3. v. t. To gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of; to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit.

4. v. i. To grow worse; to deteriorate.

5. a. Bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse.

6. n. That which is most bad or evil; the most severe, pernicious, calamitous, or wicked state or degree.

7. v. t. To gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of; to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit.

8. v. i. To grow worse; to deteriorate.

Definition of Worst

1. Adjective. (superlative of bad) ¹

2. Adverb. In the worst way: most badly, most ill. ¹

3. Verb. (archaic transitive) To make worse. ¹

4. Verb. (dated intransitive) To grow worse; to deteriorate. ¹

5. Verb. (rare) To outdo or defeat, especially in battle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Worst

1. to defeat [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: defeat

Medical Definition of Worst

1. Of Bad. [OE. Werst, worste, wurste, AS. Wyrst, wierst, wierrest. See Worse, a. Bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse. "Heard so oft in worst extremes." " I have a wife, the worst that may be." (Chaucer) "If thou hadst not been born the worst of men, Thou hadst been a knave and flatterer." (Shak) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Worst

worshipfully
worshipfulness
worshiping
worshipless
worshipped
worshipped(a)
worshipper
worshippers
worshippest
worshippeth
worshipping
worships
worshipt
worshipworthy
worsing
worst (current term)
worst-case
worst case scenario
worst comes to worst
worst of both worlds
worst off
worsted
worsteds
worstest
worsting
worstly
worstness
worsts
wort
wortcraft

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