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  1. deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening(noun)

    process of changing to an inferior state

    Synonyms:
    fall, downslope, declivity, declination, decline in quality, declension, impairment, descent, decline, deterioration

    Antonyms:
    meliorative, amendatory, amelioratory, bettering, remedial, corrective, ameliorative, ameliorating(a)

  2. worsening(adj)

    changing something with the result that it becomes worse

    Synonyms:
    deterioration, decline in quality, declension

    Antonyms:
    corrective, meliorative, amelioratory, remedial, amendatory, ameliorative, ameliorating(a), bettering

  3. worsening(adj)

    changing for the worse

    "worried by the worsening storm"

    Antonyms:
    bettering, meliorative, ameliorating(a), amelioratory, corrective, ameliorative, remedial, amendatory

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How to use worsening in a sentence?

  1. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    The blind insistence of cuts (in pensions) in a country with a 25 percent unemployment rate and where half of all the young people are unemployed will only cause a further worsening of the already dramatic social situation.

  2. Karl Bilimoria:

    Just because we don’t demonstrate a worsening of outcomes doesn’t mean it’s safe.

  3. Kim Eng Tan:

    It really depends on the economic situation at that time. If you introduce a consumption tax hike when the economy is already weak or heading downwards, you are worsening the economic trend. You may not bring in that much revenue.

  4. Clive James:

    Television is simultaneously blamed, often by the same people, for worsening the world and for being powerless to change it.

  5. Gene Karpinski:

    This victory shows that no one, not even President Trump, is above the law, offshore drilling and the associated threat of devastating oil spills puts coastal economies and ways of life at risk while worsening the consequences of climate change. President Trump wanted to erase all the environmental progress we've made, but we fought back and we won.

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