Definition of 'worry'
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The regulator is worried about concentrations of carbon that could weaken the reactors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The low ride position may at first make you worry about ground clearance. The Sun (2016)Yet this was not the most worrying thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do you still worry about your health? The Sun (2016)There is no point in worrying about something that may or may not happen. The Sun (2017)We're aiming to keep him worried. The Sun (2016)If you are worried about intense feelings that overwhelm you all the time, then talk to your GP. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They said their main worry was that their fields might be scorched. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You wonder why you wasted so much time worrying about a little shot. Christianity Today (2000)This means they experience anxiety or worry for much of the time. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)Yet financial managers do worry about debt policy. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)This makes us worry more about the possibility of failing at the task before us. Times, Sunday Times (2007) The worry is they may be working too well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are possibly more things to worry about in life than waiting two years for a handbag. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My guess is that responsible dog owners worry about this issue more than any other. The Sun (2016)Or perhaps worried about keeping precious digital files on a single smartphone or computer? Times, Sunday Times (2012)They had more important things to worry about. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Something had been worrying me sick all week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Venice has got its own sinking problems to worry about. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Until this point we had shared all our feelings and our worries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This has caused much worry to my family. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can see the worry being wiped away from his innocent little face. The Sun (2015)Property experts said that buyer interest had dwindled amid tough loan requirements and worries about the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are two main zones to worry about. The Sun (2011)Parents worried about enormous bills can opt to cap how much data can be downloaded. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The anxiety and worry is barely imaginable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are ways to deal with this problem but worrying will make it worse. The Sun (2015)There are bigger things in life to worry about. The Sun (2016)Insurers continued to be dogged by worries over some of the sovereign dent that they may hold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are also many instances of cooperation between sales managers and the financial managers who worry about collections. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
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Translations for 'worry'
British English: worry /ˈwʌrɪ/ VERB
If you worry, you keep thinking about a problem or about something unpleasant that might happen in the future.
Don't worry; your luggage will come on afterwards by taxi.
- American English: worry
- Arabic: يَقْلَقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: afligir-se
- Chinese: 烦恼
- Croatian: brinuti se
- Czech: strachovat se
- Danish: bekymre (sig)
- Dutch: zorgen maken (zich)
- European Spanish: preocuparse
- Finnish: olla huolissaan
- French: s’inquiéter
- German: sorgen (sich)
- Greek: ανησυχώ
- Italian: preoccuparsi
- Japanese: 心配する
- Korean: 걱정하다
- Norwegian: engste (seg)
- Polish: zmartwić się
- European Portuguese: afligir-se
- Romanian: a (se) îngrijora
- Russian: беспокоиться
- Spanish: preocuparse
- Swedish: oroa sig
- Thai: วิตกกังวล
- Turkish: endişe etmek
- Ukrainian: хвилюватися
- Vietnamese: lo lắng
British English: worry NOUN
Worry is the state or feeling of anxiety and unhappiness caused by the problems that you have or by thinking about unpleasant things that might happen.
The admission shows the depth of worry among members of the party over the state of the economy.
Definition of worry from the Collins English Dictionary
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