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  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.


  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. Thomas Chouvenc:

    That is the worst-case scenario.

  2. Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas:

    We seem to be dealing with a worst-case scenario, someone driving around shooting.

  3. Chief Executive Ronaldo Iabrudi:

    The economy is bad and next year looks worse, we're basing plans on the worst case scenario.

  4. Steve Weinstein:

    The worst case scenario kind of came off the table, i think the Street was preparing for something really bad.

  5. Dave Navarro:

    Except it is a domestically violent situation and probably the worst-case scenario in a domestically violent world.

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