[ wur-ee-muh nt, wuhr- ]
/ ˈwɜr i mənt, ˈwʌr- /

noun Informal.

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


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Origin of worriment

First recorded in 1825–35; worry + -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for worriment

/ (ˈwʌrɪmənt) /


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