Origin of worst-case
How to use worst-case in a sentence
Certain features of its history suggest why this may be the case.
And, in the case of fluoride, at least, that doubt might actually be justified.
But there is an underlying feeling that the worst is yet to come.
Her latest book, Heretic: The Case for a Muslim Reformation, will be published in April by HarperCollins.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.Children's Ways|James Sully
Sometimes in the case of large plants, cones have been known to occur on the tips of the branches of the Marsh Horsetail.
As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.
British Dictionary definitions for worst-case
- a situation in which the most unfavourable conditions prevail
- (as modifier)a worst-case projection of a massive accident