What does worrying mean?

Definitions for worrying
wor·ry·ing

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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

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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. Rune Rafaelsen:

    What I saw along the road was very worrying. Soon it can be minus 20-30 degrees. I don't want to see people out walking or on bikes, with children, at these temperatures.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.

  3. Shantideva:

    If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?

  4. John Travolta:

    I had n’t done television for 40 years so I was not used to trying to do that amount of work in a day’s work, but because they structured it so well for me it became natural again, I think. Because the writing was so good — every department on that project, cinematography, directing, wardrobe, makeup, hair, everything was so acutely good, it made it easy. The challenges as we went on became more about concentrating on performance and not worrying about those other departments. We have the luxury of actors being committed to these roles.

  5. Valdis Dombrovskis:

    Russia's aggression against Ukraine is very worrying for Baltic states, it shows that Russia is looking to redraw Europe's 21st century borders by force, and it must be noted that Ukraine is not the first country to face Russia's aggression.

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