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badness

Noun

1 that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good" [syn: bad] [ant: good, good]
2 used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather [syn: severity]
3 an attribute of mischievous children [syn: naughtiness, mischievousness]

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English

Noun

  1. The quality of being bad.

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Translations

the quality of being bad
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