badness

Definitions of badness
  1. noun
    that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    synonyms: bad
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    Antonyms:
    good, goodness
    that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
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    unworthiness
    the quality or state of lacking merit or value
    undesirability
    the quality possessed by something that should be avoided
    worse
    something inferior in quality or condition or effect
    evil
    that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
    unsoundness
    not mentally or physically healthy
    liability
    the quality of being something that holds you back
    inadvisability
    the quality of being ill-advised
    baseness, contemptibility, despicability, despicableness, sordidness
    unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
    disgracefulness, ignominiousness, shamefulness
    unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    Four Horsemen
    (New Testament) the four evils that will come at the end of the world: conquest rides a white horse; war a red horse; famine a black horse; plague a pale horse
    weak point
    an attribute that is inadequate or deficient
    disadvantage
    the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
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    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  2. noun
    an attribute of mischievous children
    synonyms: mischievousness, naughtiness
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    prankishness, rascality, roguishness
    the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
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    disobedience
    the trait of being unwilling to obey
  3. noun
    used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    synonyms: severeness, severity
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    foulness, raininess
    (of weather) the badness of the weather
    distressfulness, seriousness
    the quality of arousing fear or distress
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    intensity, intensiveness
    high level or degree; the property of being intense
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