What does worrying mean?

Definitions for worrying
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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"

Wiktionary

  1. worryingadjective

    Inducing worry.

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

How to pronounce worrying?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  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. Peter Tuz:

    Some of the things that have been worrying the market have gotten pushed to the side of the table.

  2. Ajit Chambers:

    You can operate 24 hours a day underground, workers could come and go at any time without worrying about the noise.

  3. Cindy Conda:

    He said 'That lava's underneath your house,' really it's worrying; we've been doing a lot of praying.

  4. Manager Luis Rojas:

    Those are types of things that I do not think about just because in my field, it’s just very disrespectful to the group here to be worrying about that before worrying about the team.

  5. Trey and Matt Stone Parker:

    You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place.

Images & Illustrations of worrying

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