Definitions for worry

Definitions for (noun) worry

Main entry: concern, headache, vexation, worry

Definition: something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

Usage: New York traffic is a constant concern; it's a major worry

Main entry: trouble, worry

Definition: a strong feeling of anxiety

Usage: his worry over the prospect of being fired; it is not work but worry that kills; he wanted to die and end his troubles

Definitions for (verb) worry

Main entry: worry

Definition: touch or rub constantly

Usage: The old man worried his beads

Main entry: worry

Definition: lacerate by biting

Usage: the dog worried his bone

Main entry: worry, vex

Definition: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress

Usage: I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me

Main entry: care, worry

Definition: be concerned with

Usage: I worry about my grades

Main entry: worry

Definition: be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy

Usage: I worry about my job

Main entry: occupy, concern, interest, worry

Definition: be on the mind of

Usage: I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift

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