Badness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Capability of producing evil. Bad qualities.
<- N
PARAG:Badness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hurtfulness
hurtfulness
&c.???adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ virulence
virulence
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ evil doer
evil doer
&c. 913
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bane
bane
&c. 663
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ plague spot
plague spot
&c.(insalubrity) 657
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ evil star
evil star
ill wind
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hoodoo
hoodoo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Jonah
Jonah
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ snake in the grass
snake in the grass
skeleton in the closet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ amari aliquid
amari aliquid
thorn in the side
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ malignity
malignity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ malevolence
malevolence
&c. 907
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tender mercies
tender mercies
=>(ironically)
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ill-treatment
ill-treatment
annoyance
molestation
abuse
oppression
persecution
outrage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ misusage
misusage
&c. 679
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ injury
injury
&c.(damage) 659
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ knockout drops
knockout drops
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ badness
badness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ peccancy
peccancy
abomination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ painfulness
painfulness
&c. 830
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ pestilence
pestilence
&c.(disease) 655
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ guilt
guilt
&c. 947
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ depravity
depravity
&c. 945
PARAG:Badness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be hurtful
be hurtful
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cause evil
cause evil
produce evil
inflict evil
work evil
do evil
&c. 619
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ damnify
damnify
endamage
hurt
harm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ injure
injure
&c.(damage) 659
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pain
pain
&c. 830
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ wrong
wrong
aggrieve
oppress
persecute
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ trample upon
trample upon
tread upon
bear hard upon
put upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ overburden
overburden
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ weigh down
weigh down
weigh heavy on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ victimize
victimize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ run down
run down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ molest
molest
&c. 830
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ maltreat
maltreat
abuse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ ill-use
ill-use
ill-treat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ buffet
buffet
bruise
scratch
maul
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ smite
smite
&c.(scourge) 972
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ do violence
do violence
do harm
do a mischief
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stab
stab
pierce
outrage
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ do mischief
do mischief
make mischief
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ bring into trouble
bring into trouble
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ destroy
destroy
&c. 162
PARAG:Badness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hurtful
hurtful
harmful
scathful
baneful
baleful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ injurious
injurious
deleterious
detrimental
noxious
pernicious
mischievous
full of mischief
mischief-making
malefic
malignant
nocuous
noisome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prejudicial
prejudicial
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ disserviceable
disserviceable
disadvantageous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wide-wasting
wide-wasting
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unlucky
unlucky
sinister
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ obnoxious
obnoxious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ untoward
untoward
disastrous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ oppressive
oppressive
burdensome
onerous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ malign
malign
&c.(malevolent) 907
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ corrupting
corrupting
&c.(corrupt &c. 659) ???
virulent
venomous
envenomed
corrosive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ poisonous
poisonous
&c.(morbific) 657
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ deadly
deadly
&c.(killing) 361
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ destructive
destructive
&c.(destroying) 162
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ inauspicious
inauspicious
&c. 859
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ bad
bad
ill
arrant
as bad as bad can be
dreadful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ horrid
horrid
horrible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ dire
dire
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ rank
rank
peccant
foul
fulsome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ rotten
rotten
rotten at the core
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ vile
vile
base
villainous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ mean
mean
&c.(paltry) 643
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ injured
injured
&c. deteriorated
&c. 659
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ unsatisfactory
unsatisfactory
exceptionable indifferent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ below par
below par
&c.(imperfect) 651
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ illcontrived
illcontrived
ill-conditioned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ wretched
wretched
sad
grievous
deplorable
lamentable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ pitiful
pitiful
pitiable
woeful
&c.(painful) 830
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ evil
evil
wrong
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ depraved
depraved
&c. 945
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ shocking
shocking
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ reprehensible
reprehensible
&c.(disapprove) 932
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 8
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ hateful
hateful
hateful as a toad
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ abominable
abominable
detestable
execrable
cursed
accursed
confounded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ damned
damned
damnable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ infernal
infernal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ diabolic
diabolic
&c.(malevolent) 907
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 9
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ unadvisable
unadvisable
&c.(inexpedient) 647
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ unprofitable
unprofitable
&c.(useless) 645
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ incompetent
incompetent
&c.(unskillful) 699
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ irremediable
irremediable
&c.(hopeless) 859
PARAG:Badness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ badly
badly
&c.???adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ wrong
wrong
ill
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to one's cost
to one's cost
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ where the shoe pinches
where the shoe pinches

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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