verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of worsen
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If the situation worsens, the government could cancel the performing arts again.Why Vienna opera singers are ready to risk their lives to perform in a pandemic|Julia Belluz|September 30, 2020|Vox
More than half of adults in the United States have seen their mental health worsen due to worry and stress during the pandemic, and 75% of employees are reporting burnout at work, with 40% reporting burnout specifically during the pandemic.
Over fifty percent still felt fatigued, and about 44 percent described a worsened quality of life.
Effective communication is one critical piece to helping people adapt to a world of worsening hurricanes.NOAA is changing the way it talks about hurricanes|Greta Moran|September 22, 2020|Popular Science
Wooten indicated the surge in cases at San Diego State University, which has accounted for more than 600 cases in the past three weeks, is a big reason why San Diego’s cases have worsened.
When Ebola worsened in Freetown, Salia could have chosen to return to safety in Maryland.Was Flying Hero Doctor With Ebola to the U.S. the Wrong Call?|Abby Haglage|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Tripoli the violence has just worsened, with government offices closed, shops and gas stations shuttered.U.S. Diplomats and Marines Close Embassy and Flee Libya Fighting|Jamie Dettmer|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Their power has increased as the crisis has worsened,” says Zuhair.
By Sunday morning, things have worsened inside the building.Ukraine’s Pro-Putin Rebels Prepare for a Last Stand|David Patrikarakos|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Note how the problem has worsened over the past four decades.How a 1973 Supreme Court Decision Has Contributed to Our Inequality|Geoffrey R. Stone|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was not yet the evening, as is aforesaid, but the day was worn and worsened, and all things looked weary.The House of the Wolfings|William Morris
But success has turned his head, worsened him, since,—as it has done with many a good man before.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
Even bad news would be worsened if he had to hear it from those lips.A Book of Quaker Saints|Lucy Violet Hodgkin
The bill was amended, here bettered, there worsened, and came to the final vote.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
And if not, in what way would the race have been worsened had we all been as fortunately circumstanced?Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen