ETYM Used only in the predicate.
Not functioning properly; SYN. awry, haywire, out of order, the matter, wrong.
1. Characterized by wickedness or immorality; SYN. immoral.
2. Having undesirable or negative qualities
3. Capable of harming
4. Feeling physical discomfort or pain; ('tough' is occasionally used colloquially for 'bad' as in); SYN. tough.
5. Below average in quality or performance
6. Keenly sorry or regretful; SYN. sorry.
7. Very intense; SYN. big.
8. Reproduced fraudulently; SYN. forged.
9. Physically unsound or diseased; SYN. unfit, unsound.
10. Not working properly; SYN. defective.
11. Not financially safe or secure; SYN. insecure, risky, high-risk, speculative.
12. Not capable of being collected; SYN. uncollectible.
13. (Of foodstuffs) Not in an edible or usable condition; SYN. spoiled, spoilt.
14. (Linguistics; informal) Incorrect; not conforming to standard usage
1. Not in good physical or mental health; SYN. sick.
2. Indicating hostility or enmity.
3. Presaging bad fortune; SYN. inauspicious, ominous.
4. Resulting in suffering or adversity.
Having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention; SYN. spoilt.
Not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
1. In a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage; SYN. disadvantageously.
2. Without skill or in a displeasing manner; SYN. poorly, incompetently.
3. Evilly or wickedly.
4. In a disobedient or naughty way; SYN. mischievously, naughtily.
5. To a severe or serious degree; SYN. severely, gravely, seriously.
6. Very much; strongly; SYN. bad.
7. With great intensity; ('bad' is a nonstandard variant for 'badly' as in or); SYN. bad.
8. With unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display.
In an unpalatable way.