1. [ noun ] that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Synonyms: bad

: "take the bad with the good"

Related terms: good good quality evil worse liability inadvisability undesirability unworthiness
2. [ noun ] used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
Synonyms: severity
Related terms: intensity seriousness
3. [ noun ] an attribute of mischievous children
Synonyms: mischievousness naughtiness
Related terms: disobedience prankishness
Similar spelling:   bawdiness