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Worry meaning

worry - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. lacerate by biting; " the dog worried his bone"
  2. 2. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; " I cannot sleep-- my daughter's health is worrying me"
  3. 3. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; " I worry about my job"
  4. 4. be on the mind of; " I worry about the second Germanic consonant"
  5. 5. To harass by pursuit and barking; to attack repeatedly; also, to tear or mangle with the teeth.
  6. 6. To harass or beset with importunity, or with care an anxiety; to vex; to annoy; to torment; to tease; to fret; to trouble; to plague.
  7. 7. To harass with labor; to fatigue.
  8. 8. To feel or express undue care and anxiety; to manifest disquietude or pain; to be fretful; to chafe; as, the child worries; the horse worries.
  9. 9. A state of undue solicitude; a state of disturbance from care and anxiety; vexation; anxiety; fret; as, to be in a worry.
  10. 10. To tear with the teeth; harass; tease.
  11. 11. Vexation; anxiety.

worry - examples of usage

  1. He has enough to worry him." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. No, Sir, it doesn't worry him a bit. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. What should I have to worry me? - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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