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couldn't be worse/better

Definition of couldn't be worse/better

  1. :  to be as bad/good as it can be <The situation couldn't be worse/better.>



Word by Word Definitions

couldn'tplay
  1. :  could not

worseplay
  1. : comparative of bad or of ill

    :  of more inferior quality, value, or condition

    :  more unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful

  1. :  one that is worse

  1. : comparative of bad or of ill

    :  in a worse manner :  to a worse extent or degree

    :  what is worse

betterplay
  1. : comparative of good

    :  greater than half

    :  improved in health or mental attitude

  1. :  to make better: as

    :  to make more tolerable or acceptable

    :  to make more complete or perfect

  1. : comparative of well

    :  in a more excellent manner

    :  to greater advantage :  preferably

  1. :  something better

    :  a superior especially in merit or rank

    :  advantage, victory

  1. :  had better


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