What does worst mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worstnoun

    the least favorable outcome

    "the worst that could happen"

  2. worstnoun

    the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable

    "the invaders did their worst"; "so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best"

  3. worstadjective

    the weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of

    "it was the worst he had ever done on a test"

  4. worstverb

    (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition

    "the worst player on the team"; "the worst weather of the year"

  5. worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack upadverb

    defeat thoroughly

    "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

  6. worstadverb

    to the highest degree of inferiority or badness

    "She suffered worst of all"; "schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts"; "the worst dressed person present"

Wiktionary

  1. worstverb

    To make worse.

  2. worstverb

    To grow worse; to deteriorate.

  3. worstverb

    To outdo or defeat, especially in battle.

  4. worstadverb

    In the worst way: most badly, most ill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worstadjective

    bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

  2. Worstnoun

    that which is most bad or evil; the most severe, pernicious, calamitous, or wicked state or degree

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

  3. Worstadjective

    to gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of; to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

  4. Worstverb

    to grow worse; to deteriorate

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

Freebase

  1. Worst

    Worst is an ongoing Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Takahashi. The plot revolves around a group of teenage boys who fight their way through the notorious high school, Suzuran. The manga was first published by Shōnen Champion in 2002. The series is currently being serialized in Japan and has been collected into twenty-five tankōbon volumes. In North America, Digital Manga Publishing has released only three volumes, with the last graphic novel released in November 2004. The series is currently on hiatus but Digital Manga Publishing has said that if enough fans show interest, they will consider continuing the series. Worst is infamous for not having any female characters. Hiroshi Takahashi had also released Worst Gaiden which is the short collection of sides stories for the Worst series.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Worst

    wurst, adj. bad or evil in the highest degree.—adv. to a very bad or very evil degree.—n. the highest degree of badness: the most evil state.—v.t. to get the advantage over in a contest: to defeat.—v.i. (obs.) to grow worse. [A.S. wyrst, wyrrest, wyrresta, from the same source as worse.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'worst' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2313

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    Rank popularity for the word 'worst' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2111

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worst in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of worst in a Sentence

  1. Emmanuel Macron:

    The worst has been avoided although the battle is not yet totally won.

  2. Mustafa Moussi:

    Even with the best efforts of the firefighters we are expecting the worst in the coming hours, the scale of the disaster will increase further.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    This is the worst negotiation ever in the history of mankind.

  4. President Biden:

    The soul of America is animated by the perennial battle between our worst instincts, which we've seen of late, and our better angels, between ‘me first’ and ‘we the people.’ Between greed and generosity. Cruelty and kindness. Captivity and freedom.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause who at best, knows the triumph of high achievement and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

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