Meaning of worsement in English:

worsement

noun

  • 1Deterioration and depreciation of property caused by changes made nearby by a person or group other than the owner, e.g. a neighbour or local authority.

  • 2Generally. The action of worsening something or an instance of this.

Origin

Late 19th century. Probably partly from worse + -ment, and partly from worse + -ment, after betterment.

Pronunciation

worsement

/ˈwəːsm(ə)nt/