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Wiktionary

  1. worst-case(Adjective)

    In the least favorable of all possible circumstances.

    In a worst-case scenario, the ILO says 51 million jobs could be lost in 2009.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worst-case in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worst-case in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rob Bailey:

    If you put the worst case institutional responses together with a worst case production shock, that's when it starts spiralling out of control.

  2. Sune Gudnitz:

    Unfortunately, the more that comes out, the worse it looks, i should say it's really a case of the worst-case scenario for the country and for the people.

  3. Dave Navarro:

    Sometimes it's hard to link domestic violence with murder because it's such a broad jump, except it is a domestically violent situation and probably the worst-case scenario in a domestically violent world.

  4. James Thurber:

    If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.

  5. Andreas Simic:

    In moments of despair, take inventory, what is the worst that can happen in this situation? Then trust that the worst does not happen, for it seldom does. You will outlive many worst-case scenarios in your lifetime.” Andreas Simic

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