What does worrying mean?

Definitions for worrying
wor·ry·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word worrying.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment(noun)

    the act of harassing someone

  2. worrying(adj)

    the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes

    "vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw"

  3. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying(adj)

    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. worrying(Adjective)

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say worrying in sign language?

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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. Mahamat Kamoun:

    It's unacceptable and incomprehensible that with number of MINUSCA and the means that Sangaris (French troops) has that we can't stop these people. They know that neither Sangaris or MINUSCA will shoot at them, it's worrying because if we don't stop them, they will be able to create tension with a view to scaring voters.

  2. James Barrett Scotty Reston:

    This was a great year for preventive worrying. Seldom in recent history have so many people worried about so many things that didn't happen in the end.

  3. Rotarian:

    If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

  4. Councilman Steve Kozachik:

    [ The shelter ] needs to start worrying for these kids as human beings who came here in a very vulnerable position … They need to care about their safety.

  5. Angela Merkel:

    These days it is necessary to say this clearly. Because we are experiencing worrying racism, increasing intolerance, a wave of hate crime, we pay particular attention to anti-Semitism, which threatens Jewish life in Germany, in Europe and beyond.

Images & Illustrations of worrying

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