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Answer for the clue "Unfavorable prognosis", 5 letters:
worse

Alternative clues for the word worse

Not so good

Inferior

What things could always be

On the decline

Medical pronouncement

Declining in health

Poorer

"Which is ___ ...?"

Poor prognosis

"And if that weren't bad enough ..."

On the downslide

"It's ___ than that!"

No ___ for wear

Less favorable

In decline

Having gone south

Something inferior in quality or condition or effect

Not as good

Deserving fewer stars (than)

In a poorer state

More unfavorable

Less desirable

Better's antithesis

Better's opposite

For better or for ____

An anagram for sower

Opposite of better

From bad to ___

Wedding-vow word

"No ___ for the wear"

Less acceptable

More unpleasant

More inferior

Word definitions for worse in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. adjective COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a situation worsens/deteriorates/gets worse ▪ Reports from the area suggest the situation has worsened. be bigger/smaller/worse etc than you had imagined ▪ The job interview proved to be much worse than I had...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Worse \Worse\, n. Loss; disadvantage; defeat. ``Judah was put to the worse before Israel.'' --Kings xiv. 1 2. That which is worse; something less good; as, think not the worse of him for his enterprise.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
1 (en-comparativebad) 2 More ill. adv. (en-comparative of badly pos=adverb) n. 1 (context obsolete English) Loss; disadvantage; defeat. 2 That which is worse; something less good. v (context obsolete transitive English) To make worse; to put at disadvantage;...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English wiersa , wyrsa "worse," from Proto-Germanic *wers-izon- (cognates: Old Saxon wirs , Old Norse verri , Swedish värre , Old Frisian wirra , Old High German wirsiro , Gothic wairsiza "worse"), comparative of PIE *wers- (1) "to confuse, mix up"...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adv. (comparative of `ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner; "he did worse on the second exam"

Usage examples of worse.

And before she is halfway through the scale, she decides: the accompanist is worse.

Worse, traditional accounting provided benefits to companies that sold winning positions while holding on to losers.

With her first coherent thought, finding herself blanketed by tons of stony carbon, Maia realized that there were indeed worse things than acrophobia or seasickness.

The next May, this terrible affliction together with hard work completely broke me down and although I was doctoring all the time I kept steadily growing worse.

And if she, the Archangel Alleluia, did not sing a mass with the son of Jeremiah at her side, the same thing could happen again this spring--the same thing or worse.

And things could only get worse during an ambulance ride, especially if that ambulance had to travel three miles to get to the nearest C-section room.

Blood on the carpet, blood on the armchairs and antimacassars, even a little blood spurtled on to the wall, and what was worse, Mrs.

Clearly it was wisest to creep east to the plaza of twin lions and descend at once to the gulf, where assuredly he would meet no horrors worse than those above, and where he might soon find ghouls eager to rescue their brethren and perhaps to wipe out the moonbeasts from the black galley.

The situation could get worse as automation continues to take over more and more of our manufacturing industries.

But if the insanity were temporary, or if Ballenger could recover sufficiently to conceal it from the judge, then Watson himself might be in an unfortunate and vulnerable legal position: a suit for false arrest, or worse.

There was no doubt at all that for Hosteen Barbone and Gracie Cayodito and, much worse, Frank Sam Nakai, his own Little Father, mere absence of proof was not good enough.

Get you high on some mean shit they call basuco, made from coke but takes hold of you worse.

But Roger and the young men of his age think that nothing has happened, that we are not much worse off than we were, that there is no need for us to bestir ourselves.

He was still furious with Blaise for not revealing her identity, and intellectually he knew as long as she was a cadet, she was worse than poison.

Warmth and rest were inside the hotel, but the blizzard was growing worse and they must all reach home.