worried

[ wur-eed, wuhr- ]
/ ˈwɜr id, ˈwʌr- /

adjective

having or characterized by worry; concerned; anxious: Their worried parents called the police.
indicating, expressing, or attended by worry: worried looks.

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Origin of worried

First recorded in 1550–60; worry + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM worried

wor·ried·ly, adverbun·wor·ried, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for unworried

British Dictionary definitions for unworried (1 of 2)

unworried
/ (ʌnˈwʌrɪd) /

adjective

not anxious or uneasy

British Dictionary definitions for unworried (2 of 2)

worried
/ (ˈwʌrɪd) /

adjective

feeling uneasy about a situation or thing; anxious

Derived forms of worried

worriedly, adverb
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