Verschlimmbesserung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

verschlimmbessern +‎ -ung

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛɐ̯ˈʃlɪmˌbɛsəʁʊŋ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Verschlimmbesserung f (genitive Verschlimmbesserung, plural Verschlimmbesserungen)

  1. disimprovement; attempted improvement that makes things worse

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