By: Avionne Alexander, Ben Thomas, and Nick Whitaker.
November 4th, 2014 Bad
1. Not good in any manner or degree. 2. Having a wicked or evil character. 3. Of poor or inferior quality; defective; deficient. 4. Inadequate or below standard.
1. That which is bad. 2.
A bad condition, character, or quality. Inadequate
means not sufficient or not suitable. It has a negative connotation that is used when something is not done well or is not good enough. An example of this would be, “The small car was inadequate for my family’s needs.” Fallacious
means not true or accurate. It has a negative connotation that is used when something is not entirely correct. For example “It is a fallacious belief that people think they can do all their projects the day before it is due.” Dissatisfactory
means to cause dissatisfaction. It has a negative connotation that can be used when something is not good enough or when someone is not satisfied with something. For example, “The horrible waiter gave us dissatisfactory service.” Grungy
means shabby or dirty. It has a negative connotation that is used when something is filthy or rundown. For example, “My jeans were very grungy, after working in the garden.” Atrocious means to be horrifyingly wicked. It has a negative connotation that is used when horror is provoked, when something exceptionally displeasing or when something shockingly brutal is witnessed. An example of this would be “Murder is an atrocious crime.” Crummy means to be dirty, unpleasant, or of poor quality. It has a negative connotation that is used in more casual situations. Discussing the illness of someone or the low quality of an object with a friend would be a good time to use this word. For example “I’ve been feeling crummy all week.” Poor means to be worse than usual, expected, or desirable. It has a negative connotation that is usually used when ranking the quality of some sort of product. An example of this would be “The lighting in this room is