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    worry

    worry - Dictionary definition and meaning for word worry

    Definition
    (noun) something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    Synonyms : concern , headache , vexation
    Example Sentence
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
    Definition
    (noun) a strong feeling of anxiety
    Synonyms : trouble
    Example Sentence
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
    • he wanted to die and end his troubles
    Definition
    (verb) be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
    Example Sentence
    • I worry about my job
    Definition
    (verb) be concerned with
    Synonyms : care
    Example Sentence
    • I worry about my grades
    Definition
    (verb) disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
    Synonyms : vex
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me
    Definition
    (verb) be on the mind of
    Synonyms : concern , interest , occupy
    Example Sentence
    • I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
    Definition
    (verb) lacerate by biting
    Example Sentence
    • the dog worried his bone
    Definition
    (verb) touch or rub constantly
    Example Sentence
    • The old man worried his beads
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