bad


bad
bad adj: not valid: void
bad notice; esp: not covered by sufficient funds
a bad check

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bad
I (inferior) adjective adultered, base, decaying, defective, degenerative, degraded, deleterious, deplorable, deteriorated, detrimental, dreadful, faulty, foul, fulsome, imperfect, impure, injurious, malignant, malus, noxious, objectionable, ruined, undesirable, unfit, unsound, unsuitable associated concepts: bad bargain, bad check, bad title II (offensive) adjective abhorrent, abominable, accusable, amoral, arrant, atrocious, baleful, baneful, base, contemptible, corrupt, cruel, debauched, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, deplorable, depraved, derogatory, despicable, destructive, detrimental, diabolic, dire, disastrous, disgraced, disgusting, dishonorable, disreputable, evil, execrable, flagitious, flagrant, fulsome, heinous, ignoble, immoral, improbus, improper, indecent, infamous, iniquitous, injurious, insidious, loathsome, maleficent, malevolent, malific, malus, miscreant, monstrous, nasty, nefarious, nequam, nocuous, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, onerous, oppressive, opprobrious, peccant, perfidious, pernicious, reprehensible, reprobate, repugnant, repulsive, retrogressive, revolting, ruined, ruinous, scandalous, sinful, sinister, treacherous, troublous, turpitudinous, undesirable, unfit, unsuitable, unvirtuous, venal, vicious, vile, villainous, virtueless, wicked associated concepts: bad behavior, bad character, bad faith, bad influence, bad motive, bad reputation, bad repute foreign phrases:
- In facto quod se habet ad bonum et malum, magis de bono quam de malo lex intendit. — In an act or deed which may be considered as both good and bad, the law directs its attention more to the good than the bad.
III index deleterious, delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), deplorable, depraved, detrimental, disastrous, disreputable, harmful, heinous, immoral, imperfect, iniquitous, nefarious, noxious, peccable, peccant (culpable), perverse, poor (inferior in quality), profane, reprehensible, reprobate, unfavorable, wrongful

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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