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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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The bad news is he now walks among the general populace disguised as a human.
From the moment a bad faith lawsuit is brought, an insurance company and its attorneys must not only ask themselves the question "How do we win this case if it goes to trial?
Reflecting on that conversation with Yosano two years ago, I am surprised with the naive simplicity of current policy prescriptions that Japan must clean up its bad debts first before doing anything else.
When comparing Group 1's answers to those of the other two groups, LaFrance found that males in Group 1 felt less smart and confident than males in the other groups by thinking they had bad hair; these males also felt unsociable and more nervous.
In another case, the Court dismissed the broker's bad faith claim finding that it was entirely premised upon the most speculative inferences which were contradicted at every point by a common sense interpretation of the relevant events.
Even in family situations, if the parties' actions show that there was an actual intent to repay the loan and failure to do so was due to the eventual distressed financial condition of the borrower, a nonbusiness bad debt can be claimed; see Bowman, TC Memo 1995-259.
It raises the question of whether a lawyer's behavior in representing an insurance company in first-party and bad-faith litigation brought by an insured can somehow be construed as bad faith on the part of the insurance company.
Regardless of whether the payment is deemed a business or nonbusiness bad debt, the bad-debt treatment applies to payments of both principal and interest.
The bad debt deduction for a partially worthless debt is limited to the amount charged off on a taxpayer's books during the year.
The message to all bad gift givers is, "There is hope.
It was a bad day for kindly old New York trainer Sonny Hine, who watched the retiring Skip Away finish out of the money in the Breeders' Cup Classic and fail to earn a place in history as racing's first $10 million horse.
2) This can be a costly mistake if the corporation becomes insolvent and the debt becomes worthless, since only bona fide loans qualify as bad debt losses under Sec.
We sincerely appreciate the continued support and patience of our shareholders," said Larry Lunan, Bad Toys Holdings, Inc.
Feel free to substitute some bad ideas of your own.
Cube Route, a provider of on demand logistics services, announced today that Bad Boy, a furniture, appliance and electronics retailer, has lowered its operational costs related to customer call outs and improved its customer service by narrowing delivery windows by more than 40%.