worse for wear
Also, the worse for the wear. In poor physical condition owing to long use; also, drunk. For example, This television set is really worse for the wear; we'll have to replace it, or He'd better not drive home; he's definitely the worse for the wear. [c. a.d. 1000] For an antonym, see none the worse for.
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A Republican candidate hoping to win red state support could find a worse team to root for than one from Dallas.
Among whites, the situation is also bad — in some ways, even worse.
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
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Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
She fixed her imploring eyes on the Virgin's face and on the saints; but all seemed to her to wear a forbidding look.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
At home Liszt doesn't wear his long abb's coat, but a short one, in which he looks much more artistic.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He saw that the situation was worse than even he had bargained for, and all his irresolution began to return upon him.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Hence, shortage of ammunition and shortage of water, which last was the worse felt to-day.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton