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adjective worse pronunciation in American English /wɜrs/
  1. more unpleasant or bad than something else or than before
    worse than:

    The injury looked a lot worse than it really was.

    get worse:

    Our performance got worse as the game went on.

    worse and worse:

    The company's financial problems are getting worse and worse.

    something is made worse by something:

    The situation was made worse by the rapid growth in population.

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