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  Definition of Worsening
  1. changing something with the result that it becomes worse
  2. process of changing to an inferior state
  3. changing for the worse; "worried by the worsening storm"
Similar Words: deterioration, decline in quality, declension

 

Hyponyms: downturn, downswing, slump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling off

 

Derivational Morphology: worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate, decline, deteriorate, devolve, drop, degenerate

 

 
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