worser

adjective or adverb
wors·​er | \ ˈwər-sər How to pronounce worser (audio) \

Definition of worser

archaic
: worse I cannot hate thee worser than I do— William Shakespeare But in sooth Mr. Slope was pursuing Mrs. Bold in obedience to his better instincts, and the signora in obedience to his worser.— Anthony Trollope

First Known Use of worser

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Worser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worser. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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