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worried

[ wur-eed, wuhr- ]
/ ˈwɜr id, ˈwʌr- /
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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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How to use worried in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for worried

worried
/ (ˈwʌrɪd) /

adjective
feeling uneasy about a situation or thing; anxious

Derived forms of worried

worriedly, adverb
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