Synonyms for worsening
- get worse
- fall off
- go downhill
Antonyms for worsening
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORSENING
With the worsening condition of the roads the problem of supply became increasingly difficult.
As if in reaction against the worsening of their position they were all particularly animated and gay.
As represented in the Comedy he seems to be in the swiftest part of this worsening process.
The trip-hammer pounding behind Charles's eyes seemed to be worsening with the fresher air.
We talked it over, he and I, that afternoon, not cheered by the wild weather that was hourly worsening.
The wind was worsening, if anything, and we continued to drive at a frightful angle.
"to make worse," Old English wyrsian, from the root of worse. The reflexive sense of "to get worse, become worse off" first attested 1795 and elevated into literary use c.1800-30, where formerly worse (v.) had served. Related: Worsened; worsening.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WORSENING
- falling off
- on the skids