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Synonyms for worsening

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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. Alexander Grushko:

    I don't expect any breakthrough from this meeting, but we hope for an earnest discussion, including about the root causes of the crisis - not only in Russia-NATO relations, but ... also about the ones that led to the worsening of regional and European security.

  2. Lynn White, Jr., "The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis", Science V. 155 No. 3767 (10 March 1967), pp. 1203-1207.:

    [W]e shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.

  3. Sokeel Park of the Liberty:

    Amongst people in cities that have more access to foreign information and are the most switched on, there is likely more ambivalence or even cynicism over the use of precious resources for things that bring no tangible benefit to the people and cause worsening relations with the outside world.

  4. Roger Lanier:

    The Lewiston Police Department would like to thank Jason Warnock for his quick and decisive actions in helping Mr. Sitko and preventing the situation from worsening.

  5. Doug Nemecek:

    People who feel lonely are less healthy, there are many studies linking loneliness to worsening heart disease, cancer, diabetes, depression and substance abuse. In fact, healthwise, loneliness is comparable to smoking 15 cigarettes a day.


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