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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BADNESS

Though I believe one reason of their depravity is the badness of the actors.

This looks very like blaming Burns's correspondents for the badness of his style.

A bad man, there is no doubt about it; and big in his badness, which made it all the worse.

But the fact remains there are degrees and differences in badness.

Yet in her badness she was frank, natural and untroubled as a child.

You must not mind the badness of my scrawl: and let me hear from you.

The Tories, in the revolution, suffered most from 524their badness.

The reason for men's badness is not because they have not plenty of patterns of good.

I told him that it was the badness of our language, he thought it was the badness of our tempers.

He called on her before her nose had quite lost the grippe or her temper the badness.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., baddenesse; see bad + -ness.

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