动词过去式:worsened 过去分词:worsened 现在分词:worsening 第三人称单数:worsens
v [I, Tn] (cause sth to) become worse （使某事物）更坏, 恶化
*The patient's condition worsened during the night. 病人的情况在夜间恶化了.
* the worsening economic situation 每况愈下的经济形势
* The drought had worsened their chances of survival. 出现乾旱後他们就更难活命了.
v [I and T]
to become worse or make something worse
≠ improve A lot of teachers expect the situation to worsen over the next few years. Interfering now could worsen the problem.>worseningadj We are now faced with a worsening economic recession.