What is the opposite of well?

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Adverb
Opposite of in a pleasing or satisfying manner
“The day went badly. The weather was bad and the kids were complaining.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner that is appropriate to the circumstances
“It was very disrespectful for Bill to have dressed so unacceptably for his brother's wedding.”
Adverb
Opposite of denoting good relations between two or more individuals
“Our team isn't very productive at the moment because we are getting on discordantly with each other.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner showing significant ability
“Tom was unskilled at basketball and would bounce the ball inexpertly.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a kindly manner
“Treat others harshly, and they will probably lose respect for you.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a thorough manner
“Only mix the ingredients partially to retain a crunchy texture.”
Adverb
Opposite of denoting a close relationship between two or more individuals
“We've only met a couple of times and we only know each other vaguely.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner denoting great attention to detail
“Your conclusions are inaccurate because you analyzed the data very casually.”
Adverb
Opposite of with a high level of approval or adoration
“He was an unpopular leader, and the citizens would continue to speak disdainfully of him long after his retirement.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a prosperous or comfortable condition
“I need to live frugally now so that I will have enough to be able to live comfortably in the future.”
Adverb
Opposite of in all likelihood
“The assignment has to be completed today. You can not just leave it for tomorrow.”
Adverb
(usually used for emphasis) Opposite of to a significant extent
“I got a ticket for driving barely over the speed limit.”
Adverb
Opposite of easily, without much difficulty
“After her demotion, she would arduously scrimp to purchase her favorite pair of shoes.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a way or manner that is pleasing
“Thank you for staying my hand when I was tempted to pen a nasty review of someone who'd written unkindly about my books.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a lavish or bountiful manner
“Then, what charges they make for the abominable lunches they serve out so stingily!”
Adverb
Opposite of in a way or manner that is just or legitimate
Adverb
Opposite of to an absolute extent or degree
“He wasn't remotely close to guessing how many jelly beans were in that jar.”
Adverb
Opposite of towards the top of a scale of importance, admiration, or respect
“Zi Peng remembered that when he had just arrived in Squad Six, many people had looked at him unfavorably and worried that he was an eyesore.”
Adjective
(predicative) Opposite of in good health
“I have just caught a cold, and I will be infirm for at least a few days.”
Adjective
Opposite of in an acceptable state or position
“Conditions are poor right now, but we are hopeful of some impending improvement.”
Adjective
(archaic) Opposite of well-advised
“It would be inadvisable to act before determining what his intentions really are.”
Adjective
Opposite of bearing no injuries or harm
“You are in danger, so come with me if you want to live!”
Adjective
Opposite of in better health
Noun
(figuratively) Opposite of a plentiful source of supply
“The young boy had turned into a fearless leader, the undeniable consequence of his infinite vision and ambition.”
Noun
Opposite of a quantity or supply of something kept for use as needed
Noun
Opposite of a hollow place in a solid body or surface
“I saw nothing and had nearly decided I made the whole thing up when I noticed a mound in the snow.”
Noun
Opposite of an abundant source of something
“We have already seen that in the absence of resources, the establishment of any project assumes to be a matter of conjecture.”
Noun
Opposite of the origin or a source of something
“This indicates the effect corrosion has on the global strength and survivability of the ship in these damaged cases.”
Verb
(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
Verb
Opposite of to grow in intensity
“Zack's rage would subside after he realized that things weren't actually that bad.”
Verb
Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
Verb
Opposite of to pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
Verb
Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
Verb
Opposite of to ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
Verb
Opposite of to leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
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