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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening(noun)

    process of changing to an inferior state

  2. worsening(adj)

    changing something with the result that it becomes worse

  3. worsening(adj)

    changing for the worse

    "worried by the worsening storm"


  1. worsening(Noun)

    A worse situation; an aggravation

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  1. worsening


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worsening in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worsening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of worsening in a Sentence

  1. Mike Turner:

    As a result of our adversaries closing the technology gap, and increasing demand from allies and partners for high-performance, multi-role aircraft to meet evolving and worsening global security threats, the committee believes that the prospect of restarting the F-22 production line is worthy of further exploration.

  2. Antonio Guterres:

    Worsening conditions are driving growing numbers towards Europe and further afield, but the overwhelming majority remain in the region.

  3. Rick Rieder:

    The rolling over of the growth rate of corporate profits in recent quarters should feed through to a worsening jobs picture by the back half of 2016.

  4. Ambassador Yakovenko:

    A certain part of the British elite has made a strategic choice in favor of worsening relations with Russia, it's difficult to reach a different conclusion when you hear that the political leadership of Great Britain regards your country as the main threat on a par with Islamic State.

  5. Fumio Matsumoto:

    The new development...is worsening uncertainty further, at the end of the day, the amount that's affected may or may not that big, but the fact that we don't have details leaves us worried.

Images & Illustrations of worsening

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