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Definitions for worrisome
ˈwɜr i səm, ˈwʌr-wor·ri·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unreassuring, worrisomeadjective

    not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety

  2. 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. worrisomeadjective

    Causing worry; perturbing or vexing.

  2. worrisomeadjective

    Said of a person: inclined to worry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worrisomeadjective

    inclined to worry or fret; also, causing worry or annoyance

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worrisome in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worrisome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of worrisome in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    A challenge is often worrisome. But with time, it would be worth it. So never mind your present or subsequent challenges, no matter how worrisome they may seem to you. -Emeasoba George

  2. Florian Hense:

    As the U.S. president is ratcheting up trade tensions, he is using tariffs to pursue non-economic goals which is worrisome and highlights the risk of a solution being very far away.

  3. Patrick Njoroge:

    What I think is worrisome is a lot of products that are coming in a sort of a fly-by-night operation and you only hear about it because somebody gets burned.

  4. Bill Deverell:

    Here we are — it’s not the end of August and the size and distribution and the destruction of summer 2021 wildfires does not bode well for the next months, the suggestion of patterns across the last two decades in the West is deeply unsettling and worrisome: hotter, bigger, more fires.

  5. Paul Stimers:

    They have a quantum satellite no one else has done, a communications network no one else has done, and workforce development program to bring new Chinese quantum engineers online, you start to say, that's worrisome.

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