Definition of NASTY

causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <a nasty video game that was so violent that I could hardly watch the opening scenes>
marked by wet and windy conditions <bring your raincoat, as the weather's supposed to be nasty>
not being in accordance with the rules or standards of what is fair in sport <a nasty hit got the hockey player suspended>
requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling <given the high-ranking people involved, it will be a nasty job to hammer out a compromise>

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