# worst-case

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## Origin of worst-case

First recorded in 1960–65

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## Examples from the Web for worst-case

### Contemporary Examples of worst-case

Without those subsidies, the worst-case scenario has Obamacare entering a fiscal death spiral.

Now, according to a recent World Food Program report (PDF), the estimate has risen to a worst-case scenario of 5.7 million.

Because the worst-case scenario is you do a series finale and no one cares.

The epidemic, in a worst-case scenario, could reach millions.

The worst-case scenario would be Kutesa becoming the next Brendan Eich.

The U.N.’s Next President Is a Gay-Hating Friend of Uganda’s Corrupt DictatorJay Michaelson

June 3, 2014