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  Definition of worry
  1. something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it''s a major worry"
  2. a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles"
  3. touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"
  4. lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"
  5. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter''s health is worrying me"
  6. be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
  7. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"
  8. be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"
Similar Words: concern, headache, vexation, trouble, vex, care, interest, occupy

 

Hyponyms: bugaboo, burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus, business, misgive, eat, eat on, nag, brood, dwell, fret, fear, fuss, niggle, obsess

 

Grouped Verbs: vex

 

Derivational Morphology: vex, care, concern, interest, occupy, perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder, disturb, upset, headache, vexation, badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment, fear, troublesomeness, inconvenience, worriment, worrier, fuss-budget, fusspot, worrywart, occupation, involvement

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: brinuti   Catalan: preocupació and preocupar  
Finnish: huolehtia and huoli   French: s'inquiéter and souci  
German: besorgt sein and Sorge   Greek: ανησυχία  
Hebrew: דאגה and לדאוג   Hungarian: aggodalom  
Italian: preoccupazione   Japanese: 心配 and 心配する  
Kurdish: ترس   Polish: zmartwienie  
Portuguese: preocupação   Romanian: grijă  
Russian: беспокойство   Spanish: inquietarse and preocupación  
Swedish: oro and oroa sig   Telugu: చింత and చింతించు  
 
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