worriment

[wur-ee-muh nt, wuhr-]

noun Informal.

the act or an instance of worrying; anxiety.
a source or cause of trouble or annoyance.

Nearby words

  1. worried,
  2. worried sick,
  3. worried well,
  4. worriedly,
  5. worrier,
  6. worrisome,
  7. worrit,
  8. worry,
  9. worry beads,
  10. worry wart

Origin of worriment

First recorded in 1825–35; worry + -ment

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worriment

noun

informal, mainly US and Canadian anxiety or the trouble that causes it; worry
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