What is the opposite of improved?

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Adjective
Opposite of being farther along in development or quality
Adjective
Opposite of in better health
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 changed from an original form
Adjective
Opposite of having been transformed from one medium to another
Adjective
Opposite of fixed
Adjective
Opposite of changed for the better in behavior
Adjective
Opposite of in good health
Adjective
Opposite of better or effective
Adjective
Opposite of elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
Adjective
(technology, electronics) Opposite of advanced in development
“Our company's infrastructure needs an upgrade as the current systems are using old technology.”
Adjective
Opposite of restored or reinvigorated
Adjective
Opposite of in a different state or condition
“His character and disposition have remained stable for years.”
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.”
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Opposite of to have contributed in some way to
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“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 make progress or increase the skill of
“His ability to perform will diminish, as injury takes its toll, and age catches up with him.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to be expectant of a positive outcome
“The dire situation with the trapped miners will persist if the rescuers do not find a safer alternative to pull them out.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to recover or feel better
“However, we think anything is better than leaving patients to languish at home, too dysphoric and anergic to seek help. ”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to amend, or repair
“Some species use twigs from thorny plants, making the nests difficult for predators to destroy.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to change one's attitude for the better
“In withdrawal, stronger neurological activity creates the desire to relapse, or return to an addictive habit.”
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