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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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References in periodicals archive ?
I don't feel bad because of the pressure - it's about letting people down.
About half of the participants were given their test results and told that the average score was nine, to make them would feel bad about themselves.
It is up on what is happening in fashion, beauty and entertainment and it shouldn't make the reader feel bad about herself every time she picks it up.
A source close to Ricky and Jess, 29, says: "Ricky doesn't feel bad, he only feels bad for not feeling bad.
When I see images like this I feel bad for the photographer, feel bad for the subject, feel like someone, somewhere, is a dumb-ass.
You've got to feel bad for a community that has neighborhood after neighborhood seeking names of their own.
Then you feel bad, and they feel bad that you feel bad.
Although I feel bad that this will be my last full-time year on the tour, I feel very good about how much I have enjoyed the game .
He added: "I feel bad about eating pigs because you can tell they have these little souls.
While promoting her new movie Burlesque, the 29-year-old diva told ITN Rebecca should not feel bad about missing out on the title.
I feel bad for Toys `R' Us, and I feel bad for the United States.
I know it's hard, but he doesn't feel bad asking, so why should you feel bad refusing?
As for the reported finality of the third ``X'' entry, though, the director says to feel bad.