Actually, that would be an improved status.
He improved big time this weekend.
He'd been moving steadily downhill since before he traveled west to his mother's final days and had not improved since her passing.
Dean felt satisfaction that his wife's dark mood had improved, but Martha's departure remained on her mind.
Dean continued to exhibit restrain with his comebacks in deference to the improved moods around Bird Song.
Alex improved physically, but he remained in a coma.
For the next few days, he steadily improved – even to the point of walking on his own.
Her mood improved, Deidre returned to her penthouse with newfound resolve to enjoy the last few months of her life.
At least that stuff seems to have improved your blue mood.
Her schoolwork improved, she was responsible about helping out and generally unobtrusive.
He added a little tequila this time, and the absence of the plastic improved the taste more than he expected.
And being attractive hadn't improved her life much.
As the weather improved, the goats began kidding in earnest.
While Dean's mood had slowly improved, he still envied their contentment.
It greatly improved Dean's frame of mind and he was in fine spirits when he reached his desk.
When Dean chided her about her improved mood she simply laughed and said love does that to people.
Koch subsequently improved the method.
His position at home scarcely improved during the war.
In classical literature: Initia doctrinae Solidioris (1736), many subsequent editions; Initia rhetorica (1730); editions, mostly annotated, of Xenophon's Memorabilia (1737), Cicero (1737-1739), Suetonius (1748), Tacitus (1752), the Clouds of Aristophanes (1754), Homer (1759-1764), Callimachus (1761), Polybius (1764), as well as of the Quaestura of Corradus, the Greek lexicon of Hedericus, and the Bibliotheca Latina of Fabricius (unfinished); Archaeologia litteraria (1768), new and improved edition by Martini (1790); HoratiusTursellinus De particulis (1769).
But once cars improved enough, for all intents and purposes we stopped increasing their top speed.
If the smallpox and polio successes were achieved in a low-tech world, think how much more we can accomplish with vastly improved tools, infrastructure, and communication.
And because agriculture is a technology, subject to technological advance, advances in agriculture will quicken and multiply, leading to improved nutrition and decreased hunger and famine.
New York, March 15, 1895. ...I think I have improved a little in lip-reading, though I still find it very difficult to read rapid speech; but I am sure I shall succeed some day if I only persevere.
I would fain say something, not so much concerning the Chinese and Sandwich Islanders as you who read these pages, who are said to live in New England; something about your condition, especially your outward condition or circumstances in this world, in this town, what it is, whether it is necessary that it be as bad as it is, whether it cannot be improved as well as not.
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them.
We have adopted Christianity merely as an improved method of agri-culture.
Besides this the general opinion of all who had known him previously was that he had greatly improved during these last five years, having softened and grown more manly, lost his former affectation, pride, and contemptuous irony, and acquired the serenity that comes with years.
The Rostovs' monetary affairs had not improved during the two years they had spent in the country.
Natasha's looks, as everyone told her, had improved in the country, and that evening thanks to her agitation she was particularly pretty.