peior

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ped-yos (to the ground, downward), from a verbal root *ped (to walk, fall, stumble); see *pṓds.

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pēior, pēius

  1. Worse. comparative form of malus

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Third declension, comparative variant.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pēior pēius pēiōrēs pēiōra
genitive pēiōris pēiōris pēiōrum pēiōrum
dative pēiōrī pēiōrī pēiōribus pēiōribus
accusative pēiōrem pēius pēiōrēs pēiōra
ablative pēiōre pēiōre pēiōribus pēiōribus
vocative pēior pēius pēiōrēs pēiōra

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin peior.

Adjective[edit]

peior

  1. worse; comparative form of mal
  2. worst; superlative form of mal

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