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
For experts, this has long been the worry raised by such language-generating algorithms.
Another worry is that evidence for or against a vaccine could get twisted.Every country wants a covid-19 vaccine. Who will get it first?|Katie McLean|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Notably, a lack of fiscal stimulus was a far greater concern than when we last asked the question in mid-June, although the level of worry about a second wave of coronavirus barely budged.What Economists Fear Will Happen Without More Unemployment Aid|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|August 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Once outside of Earth’s protective gravitational and magnetic fields, microgravity and radiation become big worries.What will astronauts need to survive the dangerous journey to Mars?|Maria Temming|July 15, 2020|Science News
Now, says cosmologist Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, “we can proceed without the niggling worries.”Despite a new measurement, the debate over the universe’s expansion rages on|Emily Conover|July 15, 2020|Science News
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
“Recent events, especially in Iraq and Syria, are very worrying,” the pope said, according to Vatican Radio.
The idea that this journey is being transformed into a “pay-per-prayer” weekend, as Sardar notes, is heart wrenching and worrying.
“You can stop worrying about that right now,” Nesbit told him.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece|Scott Porch|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Betty declared that she had not slept a wink the night before, worrying for fear her father had not meant what he said.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
Cousin,” said she gravely in a little, “you are not worrying about your father, as though it may—not be well with him now?David Fleming's Forgiveness|Margaret Murray Robertson
Scrambling, sliding, worrying in the dimness, I finally reached the less precipitous slopes of the base of the cliff.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
She mentioned her fears to the minister, and he said, "When she gets over worrying about Tommy, she'll pick up her crumbs."
The thing disturbed me so that I couldn't get any peace of mind for thinking of it and worrying over it.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)