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Definition of "pessimal" []

  • Bad to a maximal extent; worst (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pessimal" in a sentence
  • "Many of you make a career out of imagining horrible things; I have no illusion that mine is the pessimal condition."
  • "I am willing to believe the current state of US health care is suboptimal, but the operative assumption of many people here is that it is pessimal, that it is the worst possible situation, and therefore any change, no matter how political and ill-conceiving is necessarily step in the right direction."
  • "The pessimal condition for me would not be that I don't fully recover my vestibular functioning; that would be bad, but we could adjust."