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[wur-eed, wuhr-]
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  1. having or characterized by worry; concerned; anxious: Their worried parents called the police.
  2. indicating, expressing, or attended by worry: worried looks.
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Origin of worried

First recorded in 1550–60; worry + -ed2
Related formswor·ried·ly, adverbun·wor·ried, adjective
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Related Words for unworried

untroubled, uninterested, nonchalant, unsympathetic, uninvolved, unruffled, oblivious, unmoved, inattentive, indifferent, unperturbed, unconcerned, placid, composed, undisturbed, slow, secure, successful, peaceful, smooth

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Contemporary Examples of unworried

Historical Examples of unworried

  • And the unworried, unaccented voice of her father went on tormenting her.


    Joseph Conrad

  • The humans of Cathay might try a return raid, but he was unworried.


    Lester del Rey

  • If it was always like this, it would have its points, replied the unworried Chipmunk.

    The Rough Road

    William John Locke

  • The big Irishman, however, seemed the most unworried fugitive at large.

    The Hills of Desire

    Richard Aumerle Maher

  • After the comparison she could say No: a round, unworried, satisfying No.

British Dictionary definitions for unworried


  1. not anxious or uneasy
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  1. feeling uneasy about a situation or thing; anxious
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Derived Formsworriedly, adverb
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