Definition for worst

adjective as in most wanting

Strongest match


Strong matches

bad, inferior, least

Weak match


noun as in disaster

Strongest matches

calamity, catastrophe

Strong matches

destruction, distress, ruin

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Example Sentences

Girdusky, who has also worked as a political consultant for about 15 years, told The Washington Post that Weaver’s past was like a “worst-kept secret” and that several men reached out to him after Weaver followed him on Twitter last May.

Here’s a look at the best- and worst-performing asset classes for 2020, and what that that performance might bode for the year to come.

From Fortune

Even data from the worst-behaving police departments is still being used to inform predictive policing tools.

Its kick-off could still get pushed back, as Japan grapples with a fresh outbreak and Osaka, where the park is located, becomes one of the nation’s worst-affected cities.

From Fortune

To do otherwise is at best dishonest and, at worst, significantly damaging to the country.

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.

It was neither the best nor worst pickup line I encountered that evening.

Although I was not free of eating disorder thoughts, I figured the worst of it was behind me.

Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.

Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.

Worst danger zone, the open sea, now traversed, but on land not yet out of the wood.

The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.

Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worst, such as: lowest, bad, inferior, least, and unfavorable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.