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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) bad

Synonyms: bad, badness Definition: that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency Usage: take the bad with the good

Hypernyms: quality Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Synonyms for (adjective) bad

Synonyms: tough, bad Definition: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad') Usage: my throat feels bad; she felt bad all over; he was feeling tough after a restless night

Hypernyms: uncomfortable Definition: providing or experiencing physical discomfort Usage: an uncomfortable chair; an uncomfortable day in the hot sun

Synonyms: bad, spoiled, spoilt Definition: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition Usage: bad meat; a refrigerator full of spoilt food

Hypernyms: stale Definition: lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age Usage: stale bread; the beer was stale

Synonyms: defective, bad Definition: not working properly Usage: a bad telephone connection; a defective appliance

Hypernyms: nonfunctional, malfunctioning Definition: not performing or able to perform its regular function Usage: a malfunctioning valve

Synonyms: forged, bad Definition: reproduced fraudulently Usage: like a bad penny...; a forged twenty dollar bill

Hypernyms: imitative, counterfeit Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince

Synonyms: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Hypernyms: abominable, atrocious, awful, unspeakable, painful, terrible, dreadful Definition: exceptionally bad or displeasing Usage: atrocious taste; abominable workmanship; an awful voice; dreadful manners; a painful performance; terrible handwriting; an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

Hypernyms: corked, corky Definition: (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin Usage: a corked port

Hypernyms: deplorable, distressing, pitiful, lamentable, sorry, sad Definition: bad; unfortunate Usage: my finances were in a deplorable state; a lamentable decision; her clothes were in sad shape; a sorry state of affairs

Hypernyms: frightful, fearful Definition: extremely distressing Usage: fearful slum conditions; a frightful mistake

Hypernyms: hard, tough Definition: unfortunate or hard to bear Usage: had hard luck; a tough break

Hypernyms: hopeless Definition: (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform Usage: she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers; he is a hopeless romantic

Hypernyms: horrid Definition: exceedingly bad Usage: when she was bad she was horrid

Hypernyms: icky, rotten, shitty, crappy, stinking, stinky, lousy Definition: very bad Usage: a lousy play; it's a stinking world

Hypernyms: ill Definition: distressing Usage: ill manners; of ill repute

Hypernyms: incompetent, unskilled Definition: not doing a good job Usage: incompetent at chess

Hypernyms: mediocre Definition: poor to middling in quality Usage: there have been good and mediocre and bad artists

Hypernyms: naughty Definition: badly behaved Usage: a naughty boy

Hypernyms: negative Definition: having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant Usage: ran a negative campaign; delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life

Hypernyms: poor Definition: unsatisfactory Usage: a poor light for reading; poor morale; expectations were poor

Hypernyms: pretty Definition: (used ironically) unexpectedly bad Usage: a pretty mess; a pretty kettle of fish

Hypernyms: no-good, rubber Definition: returned for lack of funds Usage: a rubber check; a no-good check

Hypernyms: severe Definition: very bad in degree or extent Usage: a severe worldwide depression; the house suffered severe damage

Hypernyms: swingeing Definition: severe; punishingly bad Usage: swingeing taxation; swingeing damages awarded by the judge

Hypernyms: uncool Definition: (spoken slang) unfashionable and boring

Hypernyms: unfavorable, unfavourable Definition: not favorable Usage: made an unfavorable impression; unfavorable reviews

Hypernyms: unsuitable Definition: not conducive to good moral development Usage: the movie is unsuitable for children

Synonyms: bad Definition: characterized by wickedness or immorality Usage: led a very bad life

Hypernyms: evil Definition: morally bad or wrong Usage: evil purposes; an evil influence; evil deeds

Synonyms: bad Definition: capable of harming Usage: bad air; smoking is bad for you

Hypernyms: harmful Definition: causing or capable of causing harm Usage: too much sun is harmful to the skin; harmful effects of smoking

Synonyms: bad, unsound, unfit Definition: physically unsound or diseased Usage: has a bad back; a bad heart; bad teeth; an unsound limb; unsound teeth

Hypernyms: unhealthy Definition: not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind Usage: unhealthy ulcers

Synonyms: bad, big Definition: very intense Usage: a bad headache; in a big rage; had a big (or bad) shock; a bad earthquake; a bad storm

Hypernyms: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: high-risk, risky, speculative, bad Definition: not financially safe or secure Usage: a bad investment; high risk investments; anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky; speculative business enterprises

Hypernyms: unsound Definition: not sound financially Usage: unsound banking practices

Synonyms: bad Definition: nonstandard Usage: so-called bad grammar

Hypernyms: nonstandard Definition: not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community Usage: a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups; the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech- A.R.Dunlap

Synonyms: bad Definition: below average in quality or performance Usage: a bad chess player; a bad recital

Hypernyms: inferior Definition: of low or inferior quality

Synonyms: bad, uncollectible Definition: not capable of being collected Usage: a bad (or uncollectible) debt

Hypernyms: invalid Definition: having no cogency or legal force Usage: invalid reasoning; an invalid driver's license