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Bad Adjective Synonyms
distressing, severe, grave, serious, terrible, awful, painful
He was laid up with a bad case of the mumps.
off, tainted, spoilt or spoiled, mouldy, stale, rotten, decayed, putrefied, putrid, contaminated
The fridge isn't working and all the food has gone bad. She ate a bad egg and felt ill the next day.
sorry, regretful, apologetic, contrite, rueful, sad, conscience-stricken, remorseful, upset
She felt bad about having invited me.
unpleasant, offensive, disagreeable, inclement, severe, awful, unfavorable, adverse, inclement, unpleasant, lousy, rotten
Surely you're not going sailing in this bad weather.
sad, depressed, unhappy, dejected, downhearted, disconsolate, melancholy, inconsolable
I feel bad about you losing your purse.
irascible, ill-tempered, grouchy, irritable, nasty, peevish, cross, crotchety, crabby, cranky, curmudgeonly
Don't go near the boss - he's been in a bad mood all day.
evil, ill, immoral, wicked, vicious, vile, sinful, depraved, awful, villainous, corrupt, amoral, criminal, wrong, unspeakable
The man was thoroughly bad and deserved everything he got.
unfavorable, unlucky, unpropitious, unfortunate, inauspicious, troubled, grim, distressing, discouraging, unpleasant
The weather out there looks bad.
poor, wretched, inferior, defective, awful, worthless, miserable, egregious, execrable, substandard, unsatisfactory, disappointing, inadequate, non-standard, lousy, rotten, crummy, grotty, naff
Sometimes they would send him a letter, but he was a bad correspondent. We went to see a rather bad play the other night.
naughty, ill-behaved, misbehaving, disobedient, unruly, wild, mischievous
Ronnie isn't a bad boy, he's just bored.
corrupt, polluted, vitiated, debased, base, vile, foul, rotten, miasmic, noxious, mephitic, unhealthy, poisonous, injurious, dangerous, harmful, hurtful, pernicious, deleterious, ruinous
It wasn't healthy to be so near the bad air of the sewer.
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