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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worser \Wors"er\, a. Worse. [R.] [1913 Webster] Thou dost deserve a worser end. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] From worser thoughts which make me do amiss. --Bunyan. [1913 Webster] A dreadful quiet felt, and, worser far Than arms, a sullen interval of war. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Note: This old and redundant form of the comparative occurs occasionally in the best authors, although commonly accounted a vulgarism. It has, at least, the analogy of lesser to sanction its issue. See Lesser. "The experience of man's worser nature, which intercourse with ill-chosen associates, by choice or circumstance, peculiarly teaches." --Hallam. [1913 Webster]




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