Synonyms of bad in English:
1 bad workmanship
substandard, poor, inferior, second-rate, second-class, unsatisfactory, inadequate, unacceptable, not up to scratch, not up to par, deficient, imperfect, defective, faulty, shoddy, amateurish, careless, negligent, miserable, sorry;
incompetent, inept, inexpert, ineffectual;
[Antonyms] good, excellent, skilled
9 if you still feel bad, stay in bed See ill (sense 1) of the adjective)
Confusion in the use of bad versus badly usually has to do with verbs called copulas, such as feel or seem. Thus, standard usage calls for I feel bad, not I feel badly. As a precise speaker or writer would explain, I feel badly means ‘I do not have a good sense of touch.’
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