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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Anxious or upset. Unhappy because one keeps thinking about a problem, or about something bad that might happen.

Usage examples (42)
  • When next you are worried or angry, force yourself to turn up the corners of your mouth and smile - and you will find the value of this tip.
  • Adjective : Their worried parents called the police. ,worried looks
  • Verb (used without object) : an old car worrying uphill
  • "Of course she was being a worried mum - ­worried that I was cold, that I was depressed - and she was afraid she couldn't help. for more
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