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Adjective
Causing concern and anxiety
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“The worrying trend of anorexia among younger girls.”
Adjective
Worried
Adjective
Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
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Confusing or puzzling
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Adjective
Serving to caution or warn
Verb
(clausal, followed by for or about) Placing an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
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To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
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Present participle for to be anxious or concerned
“I cannot help but worry about my upcoming exam.”
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Present participle for to cause concern or anxiety
“Insignificant trivialities such as these barely worry us nowadays.”
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Present participle for to seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf
“We need to deal with these foxes that worry our sheep.”
Noun
The act or process of being in thought
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“Perhaps it is slightly worrying for Australians that the Zimbabweans got on top of the Australian bowling at the end.”
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