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
But it is a worrying claim nonetheless, one of many testing the boundaries of this new area of law.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The idea that this journey is being transformed into a “pay-per-prayer” weekend, as Sardar notes, is heart wrenching and worrying.
It was nearing naptime and so the three hurried to grab groceries, worrying that the baby would get fussy after too long.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is worrying that not even Congress is immune to this type of behavior.
The refugees aren't alone in worrying about the consequences of aerial bombing.
I supposed I should hang my life on to that once, and was driven up and down and about as if something was worrying through me.Howards End|E. M. Forster
Not being one of the worrying kind, Buster was quite contented with his lot.The Tale of Buster Bumblebee|Arthur Scott Bailey
But I know something is worrying you, insisted the shipowners son.Dave Porter on Cave Island|Edward Stratemeyer
Polly set her teeth, the circle of girls revolved before her eyes, she had been worrying too much to be either reasonable or well.The Camp Fire Girls at Sunrise Hall|Margaret Vandercook
When finally they had finished eating, Dick seemed to have made up his mind to something that had been worrying him.The Pioneer Boys on the Missouri|Harrison Adams