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worsen Syllabification: wors·en
Pronunciation: /ˈwərs(ə)n/

Definition of worsen in English:


Make or become worse: [no object]: her condition worsened on the flight [with object]: arguing actually worsens the problem (as adjective worsening) Romania’s rapidly worsening economic situation
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  • Drugs reduce the symptoms and prevent the condition worsening while some patients are fitted with pacemakers.
  • Taking a sympathetic approach helps while an aggressive one worsens situations.
  • Economic indicators started to worsen in September with the increase of fuel prices.
informaladd fuel to the fire of
informalgo downhill, go to pot, go to the dogs, hit the skids, nosedive

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