Worst

Definition of Worst

a.1.Bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse.
I have a wife, the worst that may be.
- Chaucer.
If thou hadst not been born the worst of men,
Thou hadst been a knave and flatterer.
- Shak.
n.1.That which is most bad or evil; the most severe, pernicious, calamitous, or wicked state or degree.
The worst is not
So long as we can say, This is the worst.
- Shak.
He is always sure of finding diversion when the worst comes to the worst.
- Addison.
v. t.1.To gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of; to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit.
[imp. & p. p. Worsted; p. pr. & vb. n. Worsting.]
The . . . Philistines were worsted by the captivated ark.
- South.
v. i.1.To grow worse; to deteriorate.

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