What does worrying mean?

Definitions for worrying
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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
    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. Nanae Munemasa:

    The long break from school enables you to stay at home, so it's heaven for those who are bullied, when summer ends, you have to go back. And once you start worrying about getting bullied, committing suicide might be possible.

  2. Isak Dinesen:

    I think these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.

  3. Masaru Hamasaki:

    An individual impact on the market from those events like the Paris attacks and heightened security in Brussels may be small, but there is also uncertainty that's worrying investors.

  4. Cindy Conda:

    He said 'That lava's underneath your house,' really it's worrying, we've been doing a lot of praying. There is not much else you can do.

  5. Tereza Cristina:

    The news is worrying, but I think we have to lower the temperature. The Amazon is important, Brazil knows that, and Brazil is taking care of the Amazon.

Images & Illustrations of worrying

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