verb (used without object), wor·ried, wor·ry·ing.
verb (used with object), wor·ried, wor·ry·ing.
noun, plural wor·ries.
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Idioms for worry
- Don’t be worried or troubled; everything will be fine: We'll help you move your stuff, no worries!
- (used as a conventional reply to thank you or thanks): Oh, no worries, it was fun having you come with us!
Origin of worry
synonym study for worry
OTHER WORDS FROM worrywor·ri·er, nounwor·ri·less, adjectivewor·ry·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for worry
A revolutionary effort must be made before the worrier and the folly-doubter can throw off his shackles.
The superintendent of a division of line the far side of the Missouri was a worrier, and was personally watching the progress.The Modern Railroad|Edward Hungerford
We may thus, in the worrier whose fears have taken this direction, substitute effort for foreboding.
There is nothing occult in the suggestion that the worrier cultivate a fad.
There is no more danger of insanity attacking the worrier and the delicate than the robust and the indifferent.