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Synonyms for bad

poor

too bad: a shame

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  • a shame
  • a crime
  • a pity
  • a sin
  • a crying shame
  • a bummer
  • a sad thing

too bad: hard luck

Synonyms for bad

below a standard of quality

misbehaving, often in a troublesome way

bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune

impaired because of decay

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whatever is destructive or harmful

Synonyms for bad

that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency

having undesirable or negative qualities

very intense

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feeling physical discomfort or pain ('tough' is occasionally used colloquially for 'bad')

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(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition

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feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone

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not capable of being collected

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below average in quality or performance

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nonstandard

not financially safe or secure

physically unsound or diseased

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capable of harming

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characterized by wickedness or immorality

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reproduced fraudulently

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not working properly

with great intensity ('bad' is a nonstandard variant for 'badly')

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very much

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no cost is imposed on society from those individual bad choices.
Sulfonyl groups in DDS and BADS and nitrile groups in DABN are polar groups, and they are favorable to the adsorption of polar species, e.
7), the principle is meant to help one decide if an act that is foreseen to have both a good and bad effect(s) (i.
Shadow prices of goods and bads are restricted to be nonnegative and nonpositive, respectively, reflecting the assumptions that [D.
I do not know how to conceptualize the relevant threshhold, how to quantify the harms and bads to which it applies, or (therefore) how to decide whether drugs plus alcohol would add up to one legal intoxicant too many.
Finnis, "Commensuration and Public Reason" in Chang, supra note 1, 215 at 218-19 [hereinafter Finnis, "Commensuration"] (suggesting that goods and bads are not commensurable if non-measurable differences are significant).
Correcting for inefficiencies stemming from public bads such as carbon emissions requires increasing the private costs of using fossil fuels in line with the social costs.
Hence, those bads whose substance or effects are transmitted through international commerce are also the ones for which global regulation seems to be most easily achieved (although I do not consider here whether such agreements achieve their stated goals; on the topic of effectiveness, see Bryner, 1997).
Bads I, Simonato L, Artvinli M, Pooley F, Saracci R, Skidmore J, Wagner C.
Most of the social issues probably went over my head, but I distinctly remember the episode in which Maude's neighbor, Arthur, is upset about a gay bads proximity, as he saw it, to a school.
The first point is taken up by Gunnar Eskeland and Shantayanan Devarajan (chapter 4), who, on the one hand, show when to follow a "strategy of taxing bads by taxing goods" (p.
Simon Martin and his classmates in 4C are renowned for being `the Sads and the Bads, the ones who have been despaired of most loudly and often in the staffroom over the last couple of years'.
The ethical task in the new medicine was to sort out the goods and the bads in each of its pieces.
There are some bad good novels, and a few good bads.