[wur-ee-muh nt, wuhr-]
- the act or an instance of worrying; anxiety.
- a source or cause of trouble or annoyance.
Origin of worriment
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Examples from the Web for worriment
"I'll have no sec worriment in my house," shouted the old man in a broken voice.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
In the camp, Stallings and the others had begun to show their worriment.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas
Frank Gee Patchin
The mind of Bucholz was in a chaotic state of worriment and unrest.Bucholz and the Detectives
Fairchild felt the logic of the remark and ceased his worriment.The Cross-Cut
Courtney Ryley Cooper
And then, after all her worriment, Jean was the best Shylock!Betty Wales Senior
- informal, mainly US and Canadian anxiety or the trouble that causes it; worry
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