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  1. deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worseningnoun

    process of changing to an inferior state

  2. worseningadjective

    changing something with the result that it becomes worse

  3. worseningadjective

    changing for the worse

    "worried by the worsening storm"


  1. worseningnoun

    A worse situation; an aggravation

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  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. 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.

  2. George Ratiu:

    The Treasury yield backed off as investors worried about China's worsening Covid outbreak and large-scale lockdowns.

  3. James Rubin:

    Preventing (climate change) from happening, from worsening and intervening is really important.

  4. Straumann Chief Executive Marco Gadola:

    I can already tell you, we do not anticipate a worsening EBIT margin trend in 2016, there are no indications this will be the case.

  5. The FAO:

    While developed countries are improving the way they manage their fisheries, developing countries face a worsening situation.

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