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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