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Synonyms for worsen
ˈwɜr sənwors·en

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  1. worsenverb


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  1. worsen, declineverb

    grow worse

    "Conditions in the slum worsened"

    wane, reject, refuse, exasperate, pass up, turn down, aggravate, slump, go down, correct, exacerbate, decline

    meliorate, better, ameliorate, improve, amend

  2. worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperateverb

    make worse

    "This drug aggravates the pain"

    infuriate, incense, decline, exacerbate, exasperate, aggravate

    improve, meliorate, amend, ameliorate, better

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  1. disimprove

    to make worse

    results are worse with the treatment.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "worsen":

    deteriorate, aggravate, exacerbate, deterioration, escalate

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  1. Jonathan Silverberg:

    These disorders are potentially the effects of having a chronic, debilitating, and very visible disorder, and they may actually trigger disease or worsen prognosis.

  2. Marshall Burke:

    As economic conditions worsen, that might also worsen mental health.

  3. Wang Jianhui:

    If the demand in other countries does not improve, the declining trend in exports will continue, maybe even worsen, on the import side, most infrastructure projects led by the government haven't begun yet, so demand for energy and steel is very low.

  4. Carlos Melo:

    If things worsen, the pressure will increase.

  5. Wood Mackenzie:

    Demand growth was already fairly bad, if the domestic economy falls apart, the decline in oil demand growth will radically worsen.

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