worst nightmare

Definition of worst nightmare

:the thing someone fears most
  • Losing a child is every parent's worst nightmare.

Word by Word Definitions

worst play
  1. : superlative of bad

  2. : or of ill

  3. : most corrupt, bad, evil, or ill

  1. : superlative of ill

  2. : or illy

  3. : or of bad

  1. : one that is worst

  1. : to get the better of : defeat

nightmare play
  1. : an evil spirit formerly thought to oppress people during sleep

  2. : a frightening dream that usually awakens the sleeper

  3. : something (such as an experience, situation, or object) having the monstrous character of a nightmare or producing a feeling of anxiety or terror


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