English Vocabulary – Bad

Words related to “bad”:

  • nasty: very bad or unpleasant
  • horrible: causing or likely to cause horror; shocking
  • awful: very bad or unpleasant
  • unpleasant: causing discomfort, unhappiness, or revulsion; disagreeable

Examples in sentences:

I had a horrible dream last night. That was really bad.

She made really nasty tea.

I can feel an unpleasant smell coming from the kitchen.

Other related words:

  • hopeless: feeling or causing despair
  • damage: harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
  • unsatisfactory: not satisfactory; not good enough
  • harm: to damage someone’s situation
  • worse: of poorer quality or lower standard; less good or desirable
  • get worse: deteriorate
  • aggravate: get worse
  • worst: of the poorest quality or the lowest standard; least good or desirable
  • awful, terrible: very bad or unpleasant
  • atrocious, horrendous: horrifyingly wicked
  • lousy: very poor or bad
  • unbearable: not able to be endured or tolerated
  • horrible, sinister: extremely unpleasant
  • foul, disgusting: wicked or immoral
  • catastrophic: involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering
  • disastrous: causing great damage

His exam was really catastrophic.

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