adjective or adverb

wors·​er ˈwər-sər How to pronounce worser (audio)
: worse
I cannot hate thee worser than I doWilliam 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

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of worser was in the 15th century

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“Worser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worser. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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