Bad: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Hypernym Topic Usage Attributes
bad 51 Having undesirable or negative qualities a bad report card, his sloppy appearance made a bad impression, a bad little boy, clothes in bad shape, a bad cut, bad luck, the news was very bad, the reviews were bad, the pay is bad, it was a bad light for reading, the movie was a bad choice Adjective atrocious, corked, deplorable, fearful, hard, hopeless, horrid, icky, ill, incompetent, mediocre, naughty, negative, poor, pretty, rubber, severe, swingeing, uncool, unfavorable, unsuitable good No Data No Data No Data quality
badness 8 That which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency take the bad with the good Noun No Data goodness quality No Data No Data No Data
bad 3 Very intense a bad headache, in a big rage, had a big (or bad) shock, a bad earthquake, a bad storm Adjective intense No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 3 Feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough’ is occasionally used colloquially for `bad’) my throat feels bad, she felt bad all over, he was feeling tough after a restless night Adjective uncomfortable No Data No Data No Data Colloquialism No Data
bad 2 That which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency take the bad with the good Noun No Data good quality No Data No Data No Data
big 2 Very intense a bad headache, in a big rage, had a big (or bad) shock, a bad earthquake, a bad storm Adjective intense No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
sorry 1 Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone felt regretful over his vanished youth, regretful over mistakes she had made, he felt bad about breaking the vase Adjective No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 1 With great intensity (`bad’ is a nonstandard variant for `badly’) the injury hurt badly, the buildings were badly shaken, it hurts bad, we need water bad Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
speculative 1 Not financially safe or secure a bad investment, high risk investments, “anything that promises to pay too much can’t help being risky”, speculative business enterprises Adjective unsound No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 1 Very much; strongly I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it, the cables had sagged badly, they were badly in need of help, he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 1 (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition bad meat, a refrigerator full of spoilt food Adjective stale No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
tough 1 Feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough’ is occasionally used colloquially for `bad’) my throat feels bad, she felt bad all over, he was feeling tough after a restless night Adjective uncomfortable No Data No Data No Data Colloquialism No Data
regretful 0 Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone felt regretful over his vanished youth, regretful over mistakes she had made, he felt bad about breaking the vase Adjective No Data unregretful No Data No Data No Data No Data
unsound 0 Physically unsound or diseased has a bad back, a bad heart, bad teeth, an unsound limb, unsound teeth Adjective unhealthy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
badly 0 Very much; strongly I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it, the cables had sagged badly, they were badly in need of help, he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
badly 0 With great intensity (`bad’ is a nonstandard variant for `badly’) the injury hurt badly, the buildings were badly shaken, it hurts bad, we need water bad Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
defective 0 Not working properly a bad telephone connection, a defective appliance Adjective malfunctioning No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Not working properly a bad telephone connection, a defective appliance Adjective malfunctioning No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
forged 0 Reproduced fraudulently like a bad penny…, a forged twenty dollar bill Adjective counterfeit No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Reproduced fraudulently like a bad penny…, a forged twenty dollar bill Adjective counterfeit No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Characterized by wickedness or immorality led a very bad life Adjective evil No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Capable of harming bad air, smoking is bad for yo Adjective harmful No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
unfit 0 Physically unsound or diseased has a bad back, a bad heart, bad teeth, an unsound limb, unsound teeth Adjective unhealthy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
spoilt 0 (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition bad meat, a refrigerator full of spoilt food Adjective stale No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Physically unsound or diseased has a bad back, a bad heart, bad teeth, an unsound limb, unsound teeth Adjective unhealthy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
high-risk 0 Not financially safe or secure a bad investment, high risk investments, “anything that promises to pay too much can’t help being risky”, speculative business enterprises Adjective unsound No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
risky 0 Not financially safe or secure a bad investment, high risk investments, “anything that promises to pay too much can’t help being risky”, speculative business enterprises Adjective unsound No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
spoiled 0 (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition bad meat, a refrigerator full of spoilt food Adjective stale No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Nonstandard so-called bad grammar Adjective nonstandard No Data No Data linguistics Colloquialism No Data
bad 0 Below average in quality or performance a bad chess player, a bad recital Adjective inferior No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
uncollectible 0 Not capable of being collected a bad (or uncollectible) debt Adjective invalid No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Not capable of being collected a bad (or uncollectible) debt Adjective invalid No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone felt regretful over his vanished youth, regretful over mistakes she had made, he felt bad about breaking the vase Adjective No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bad 0 Not financially safe or secure a bad investment, high risk investments, “anything that promises to pay too much can’t help being risky”, speculative business enterprises Adjective unsound No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Bad" have?

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The word "Bad" has 34 meanings. The most frequent meaning is bad.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Bad"?

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The word "Bad" has 145 hyponyms which are: ability, accuracy, air, amorality, appearance, arability, asset, attraction, bad, brachycephaly, certainty, changeableness, changelessness, characteristic, clearness, combustibility, complexity, comprehensibility, constructiveness, correctness, counterfactuality, credibility, destructiveness, difference, difficulty, directivity, distinction, divinity, divisibility, dolichocephaly, domesticity, ease, elegance, ethnicity, excellence, expressiveness, extraordinariness, extremeness, factuality, fibrosity, fidelity, finiteness, foreignness, fruitfulness, fruitlessness, generality, good, hardness, holiness, hot stuff, humaneness, humanness, humor, ideality, illogicality, immateriality, immobility, immorality, impenetrability, impressiveness, inability, inaccuracy, incomprehensibility, incorrectness, incredibility, inelegance, infidelity, infiniteness, inhumaneness, insolubility, inutility, irregularity, lawfulness, logicality, materiality, memorability, mobility, morality, naivete, nativeness, naturalness, nature, navigability, neediness, negativity, occidentalism, opacity, ordinariness, orientalism, originality, painfulness, parental quality, particularity, pathos, penetrability, piquancy, pleasantness, popularity, positivity, power, powerlessness, probability, protectiveness, publicity, quantifiability, regularity, relativity, responsiveness, romanticism, salability, sameness, satisfactoriness, simplicity, snootiness, soapiness, solubility, sophistication, spinnability, stuff, stuffiness, subjectivism, sufficiency, suitability, tone, ulteriority, ultimate, uncertainty, unholiness, unlawfulness, unnaturalness, unoriginality, unpleasantness, unpopularity, unresponsiveness, unsatisfactoriness, unsuitability, unwholesomeness, urbanity, utility, virt, waxiness, wholesomeness, woodiness, worth, worthlessness.

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Is the word "Bad" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Bad" has a maximum frequency of 51.

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