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What is the opposite of improved?

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Adjective
Opposite of being farther along in development or quality
“Low productivity of agriculture and industry may be attributed to the backward technology.”
Adjective
Opposite of in better health
“This sick gentleman requires immediate medical attention!”
Adjective
Opposite of having been changed from an original form
Adjective
Opposite of having been subject to an alteration or change to fit a different circumstance or medium
Adjective
Opposite of more suitable or effective for a given need
“Our last project was a failure and the last thing we need is a weaker solution.”
Adjective
Opposite of having been restored or reinvigorated
Adjective
Opposite of changed for the better in behavior
Adjective
Opposite of in better health
Adjective
Opposite of in a different state or condition
“His character and disposition have remained stable for years.”
Adjective
Opposite of advanced or mature in development
“Our new player is very athletic, but her skills are still very raw and undeveloped.”
Verb
Opposite of to have made a quantity bigger
“An abundance of supply decreased prices in the market.”
Verb
Opposite of to have become larger in size or degree
“The number of autocracies in the world declined in the late 1980s.”
Verb
Opposite of to have contributed in some way to
“The dark colors certainly worsened the room's dullness.”
Verb
Opposite of to have advanced or promoted the growth of
“The athlete regressed his skills after a period of neglecting his training.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient
“Stress is believed to impair one's ability to regulate moods.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to make progress or increase the skill of
“His ability to perform will diminish when age catches up with him.”
Verb
(persisted) Opposite of past tense for to be expectant of a positive outcome
“Unfortunately, the bad weather is expected to persist for a few more days.”
Verb
(worsened) Opposite of past tense for to be expectant of a positive outcome
“The condition of the wall is expected to worsen with time.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to recover or feel better
“For a couple of days he is able to speak, but then his condition begins to deteriorate.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to amend or repair
“Take hold of the crystal gingerly, as if you are afraid to break it.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to change one's attitude for the better
“Do not be discouraged if you have a day or two where you regress into bad habits.”
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