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The synonyms of “Spoiled” are: spoilt, bad
Spoiled as an Adjective
Definitions of "Spoiled" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “spoiled” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition.
- Having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention.
- (of food) having become unfit for eating.
- (of a ballot paper) marked incorrectly so as to make the vote invalid.
- (of a person, especially a child) harmed in character by being treated too leniently or indulgently.
Synonyms of "Spoiled" as an adjective (2 Words)
|bad||Feeling physical discomfort or pain tough is occasionally used colloquially for bad.|
They want the baddest best looking Corvette there is.
|spoilt||(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition.|
A refrigerator full of spoilt food.
Usage Examples of "Spoiled" as an adjective
- The number of spoiled ballots was quite worrying.
- He acts like a spoiled brat.
- The smell of spoiled milk.
- A spoiled child.
Associations of "Spoiled" (30 Words)
|botch||An embarrassing mistake.|
He was accused of botching the job.
|bungle||A task carried out in a clumsy or incompetent way.|
He bungled his first attempt to manage a group of professional players.
|coddle||Treat with excessive indulgence.|
I was coddled and cosseted.
|cosset||Care for and protect in an overindulgent way.|
All her life she d been cosseted by her family.
|cripple||Someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back.|
This measure crippled our efforts.
|damage||Suffer or be susceptible to damage.|
The snow damaged the roof.
|deface||Spoil the surface or appearance of (something), for example by drawing or writing on it.|
Scars defaced her cheeks.
|deformed||So badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly.|
Deformed thalidomide babies.
|disable||(of an action or circumstance) prevent or discourage (someone) from doing something.|
The raiders tried to disable the alarm system.
|disfigure||Mar or spoil the appearance of.|
Litter disfigures the countryside.
|dredge||Bring up or clear something from a river harbour or other area of water with a dredge.|
Dredge the chicken in flour before frying it.
|fester||A sore that has become inflamed and formed pus.|
I developed a tropical sore that festered badly.
|fumble||(in ball games) fail to catch or field (the ball) cleanly.|
She fumbled with the lock.
|hamstring||Cripple a person or animal by cutting their hamstrings.|
He pulled a hamstring.
|impair||Make worse or less effective.|
A noisy job could permanently impair their hearing.
|injure||Suffer physical harm or damage to (a part of one’s body.|
The explosion injured several people.
|killjoy||A person who deliberately spoils the enjoyment of others.|
A few killjoys try to reform the seasonal activities.
|maim||Wound or injure (a person or animal) so that part of the body is permanently damaged.|
100 000 soldiers were killed or maimed.
|mangle||Press with a mangle.|
Mangle the sheets.
|mar||A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something especially on a person s body.|
Violence marred a number of New Year celebrations.
|maul||Take part in a maul.|
The last thing I wanted to do was have a slobbering drunk mauling me.
|mollycoddle||Treat with excessive indulgence.|
I found school very difficult and realized I d been mollycoddled at home.
|mutilate||Destroy or injure severely.|
The fine carved screen was mutilated in the 18th century.
|pamper||Treat with excessive indulgence.|
Famous people just love being pampered.
|ruin||Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined.|
A noisy motorway has ruined village life.
|spoilsport||A person who behaves in a way that spoils others’ pleasure, especially by not joining in an activity.|
Don t be a spoilsport Sidney.
|straighten||Straighten by unrolling.|
Here the road straightens and its verges widen.
|unsightly||Unpleasant to look at.|
An unsightly rubbish tip.
The insurance is vitiated because of foolish acts on the part of the tenant.
|wound||The act of inflicting a wound.|
You really wounded his pride when you turned him down.