below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it"
with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad"
feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food"
not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance"
extremely wicked, deeply criminal; "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"
an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
(`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"
with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly; "we can ill afford to buy a new car just now"
unfavorably or with disapproval; "tried not to speak ill of the dead"; "thought badly of him for his lack of concern"
presaging ill fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"
distressing; "ill manners"; "of ill repute"
resulting in suffering or adversity; "ill effects"; "it's an ill wind that blows
intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person"
naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"