What does Worrying mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilmentnoun

    the act of harassing someone

  2. worryingadjective

    the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes

    "vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw"

  3. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingadjective

    causing distress or worry or anxiety

    "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"


  1. worryingadjective

    Inducing worry.


  1. worrying

    Worrying is the state or process of harboring negative thoughts or feelings such as anxiety, fear, unease, or apprehension, typically about a future event or an uncertain outcome. This can often involve overthinking or dwelling on perceived potential difficulties or threats.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worrying

    of Worry

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Worrying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4188

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Worrying' in Adjectives Frequency: #983

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Worrying in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Worrying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Worrying in a Sentence

  1. Nikita Mazepin:

    Most of my team comes from England, Italy ... Europe, we’re just basically trying to run a team in the most efficient and best way we can. We’re not really worrying too much about whether it’s popular with the American public or not. That’s kind of how I look at the business side of it. It’s a great way to help us a lot with brand recognition in Europe.

  2. Ezekiel Togba:

    I am not worrying over the Ebola virus because I follow the necessary preventive measures and I think I am safe.

  3. Stefka Ilieva:

    We see Nazi greetings, which are a worrying fact for us.

  4. Prasanto Roy:

    I hope he's now back to wooing businesses, global firms remain deeply concerned about the lack of policy stability or predictability, this has sent a worrying message to global investors.

  5. Sajid Javid:

    There has frankly been a deeply worrying lack of leadership or moral clarity on this issue from him, we cannot and we must not ignore the particular concern with elements within the Labour Party, nor can we ignore the fact that this increasing concern has correlated with the current leader of the opposition and the wave of activists that have come with him.

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