adjective, superlative of bad and ill, withworse as comparative.
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Origin of worst
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH worstworst , wurst
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Example sentences from the Web for worst
A party’s median vote share comes from the district in the middle of a distribution, with the party’s worst-performing district in terms of vote share at one end and the best-performing district at the other.How next-gen computer generated maps detect partisan gerrymandering|Sujata Gupta|September 7, 2020|Science News
They addressed their problems at the catching position, which is tied with left field for their worst-performing position in terms of WAR, by sending Austin Hedges to Cleveland and bringing in Nola and Castro.
The worst-performing animal still judged at least eight in every 10 samples correctly.Viral scents? Dogs sniff out coronavirus in human sweat|Sharon Oosthoek|August 19, 2020|Science News For Students
But there is an underlying feeling that the worst is yet to come.
If there are 162 confirmed deaths from Flight 8501, this would make 2014 the worst year for accident deaths since 2005.
And his worst work is better than the stuff everyone else is doing.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was neither the best nor worst pickup line I encountered that evening.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although I was not free of eating disorder thoughts, I figured the worst of it was behind me.
Happily the subject is usually picturesque, and old Holinshed at his worst was no contemptible writer.The Battaile of Agincourt|Michael Drayton
More is often done for the worst cause than men are willing to do or to sacrifice for the best.Public School Education|Michael Mller
It was packed with all the worst cases—dying and bleeding and groaning.
At the worst, a halt at some house would serve to break the monotony of the hike.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
The worst enemy of M. le Duc d'Orleans could not have devised a more rash and ridiculous undertaking.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
British Dictionary definitions for worst
- in the least favourable interpretation or view
- under the least favourable conditions
Word Origin for worst
Idioms and Phrases with worst
see at worst; get (have) the worst of it; if worst comes to worst; in the worst way. Also see under worse.