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
Isha Aran at Jezebel worries that the show “glorif[ies] the way religion can constrain people.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Big Perm worries that the lack of policing the “small fry” will lead to more crimes by “big fry.”
Cereal brings back memories of lazy mornings and easy extravagance, a time when worries were few and comfort was plenty.
And when asked whether he worries about Studio Ghibli after he and Takahata retire, Miyazaki is frank.
As the holidays approach, Hohlfelder worries that concern will further dwindle.
That tires her awfully, and makes her fearfully cross; so that father and I keep all little worries to ourselves that we can.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
But little distractions, irregular duties, worries, uncertainties—Jouffroy shook his head ominously.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
If it's money that worries you, don't waste any time explaining how it happened; just tell me how much.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
He had ceased to think of the simpler things of life, of the ordinary problems, the usual worries or likes and dislikes.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
And brains at their best are only a ploughed field teeming always and forever with the worries of incalculable harvests.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott