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Noun
The state of being anxious and troubled over actual or potential problems
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“The worry she felt was reflected back at her from his widened eyes.”
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A source of anxiety
“An understandable worry for some graduates is the lack of available job opportunities.”
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A state of (typically public) dissatisfaction, disturbance, or agitation
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The responsibility or duty of
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The reason for distress or a problem
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The possibility of trouble, danger, or ruin
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A state of being nervous, anxious, or irritated
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An expression or feeling of disapproval or opposition
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Something that occupies one's mind
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To be anxious or concerned
“I cannot help but worry about my upcoming exam.”
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To cause concern or anxiety
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“Insignificant trivialities such as these barely worry us nowadays.”
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To seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf
“We need to deal with these foxes that worry our sheep.”
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(clausal, followed by for or about) To place an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
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To cause anguish or distress to
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(of a feeling) To completely preoccupy the mind of (someone)
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To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply
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Be in a state of extreme apprehension
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Make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
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To scrape or scratch powerfully with hands or claws
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To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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Ask someone earnestly or humbly for something
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Hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
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Idiom
Series of trials
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