What does worried mean?

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ˈwɜr id, ˈwʌr-wor·ried

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried(adj)

    afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

    "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"

  2. apprehensive, worried(adj)

    mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

    "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"

Wiktionary

  1. worried(Adjective)

    Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.

    She was worried about her son who had been sent off to fight in the war.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worried

    of Worry

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worried' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3005

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worried' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1315

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worried' in Adjectives Frequency: #360

Anagrams for worried »

  1. rowdier

  2. wordier

How to pronounce worried?

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How to say worried in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worried in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worried in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of worried in a Sentence

  1. Ford Cleveland:

    The propane tank also caught on fire and started spraying everywhere and added to the chaos, it made it burn a lot more. When it exploded, everyone started getting really worried because there was just so much fire on the side of the house.

  2. Stefanie Russell:

    Looking at the existing body of evidence, studies don’t support the belief that there would be negative health effects, people should not be worried.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    You can usually tell how dismayed he is by his volume, by the level of insults, and typically, when he attacks someone's faith, it is a sign that Donald is really worried, i understand the last election day, Super Saturday, was a very bad day for Donald. He came in proudly expecting to sweep all four contests. Instead, he got clobbered. He got clobbered on election day.

  4. Patrick Cronin:

    Everybody in the region is watching American politics. It's better than the Super Bowl. Better than Beyonce, they're very worried about a downturn in U.S.-Southeast Asian relations -- sure.

  5. Allyson Seel-Sorenson:

    The Bangor PD showed up last night at 9:30 because a caller from Arkansas was worried about us because our home address is out there now, so out these poor two copshad to come in the rain to check on us. This is 9:30 at night.

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