a fate worse than death
Definition of a fate worse than death
: something worse than dying She regarded poverty as a fate worse than death.
Word by Word Definitions
: the will or principle or determining cause by which things in general are believed to come to be as they are or events to happen as they do : destiny
: an inevitable and often adverse outcome, condition, or end
: comparative ofbador ofill
: of more inferior quality, value, or condition
: more unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful
: one that is worse
: comparative ofbadorbadlyor ofillorilly
: in a worse manner : to a worse extent or degree
: what is worse
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