Synonyms of worsening


1. deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening, decline, diminution

usage: process of changing to an inferior state

2. worsening, change of state

usage: changing something with the result that it becomes worse


1. worsen, decline, change state, turn

usage: grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"

2. worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate, change, alter, modify

usage: make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"


1. worsening (vs. bettering)

usage: changing for the worse; "worried by the worsening storm"

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