worst Definition

of the poorest quality or the lowest standard; least good or desirable.

Using worst: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "worst" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    This is the worst movie I've ever seen.

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    The worst part of the trip was the long wait at the airport.

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    That was the worst meal I've ever had.

  • Example

    This is the worst day of my life.

worst Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for worst

Phrases with worst

  • in the most severe, unpleasant, or problematic state or condition


    The weather was at its worst during the hurricane.

  • the worst-case scenario

    the most serious or unpleasant thing that could happen in a given situation


    We need to prepare for the worst-case scenario in case of a natural disaster.

  • to cause someone to behave in their most negative or unpleasant way


    The stress of the job brought out the worst in him.


Summary: worst in Brief

The term 'worst' [wərst] refers to something of the poorest quality or the lowest standard, often used to describe things that are least good or desirable. It can be applied to various contexts, such as movies, meals, days, and trips, as in 'This is the worst movie I've ever seen.' 'Worst' also appears in phrases like 'at its worst,' 'the worst-case scenario,' and 'bring out the worst in someone.'