HyperDic: worry

English > 8 senses of the word worry:
VERBemotionworrybe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
emotionworry, carebe concerned with
emotionworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
stativeworry, concern, interest, occupybe on the mind of
contactworrylacerate by biting
contactworrytouch or rub constantly
NOUNcognitionworry, concern, headache, vexationsomething or someone that causes anxiety
feelingworry, troublea strong feeling of anxiety
worry > pronunciation
Soundswer'iy
Rhymesaccessory ... winery: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > worry: 8 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness.
Example "it's a major worry"
Synonymsconcern, headache, vexation
NarrowerbugabooA source of concern
burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onusAn onerous or difficult concern
businessA rightful concern or responsibility
Broadernegative stimulusA stimulus with undesirable consequences
Spanishpreocupación, quebradero de cabeza, quebradero
Catalaninquietud, maldecap, preocupació
Verbsworrybe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
worrydisturb the peace of mind of
worrybe concerned with
English > worry: 8 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA strong feeling of anxiety.
Examples
  • "his worry over the prospect of being fired"
  • "it is not work but worry that kills"
Synonymtrouble
BroaderanxietyA vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
Spanishaflicción, cuita, inquietud, preocupación, problema, tribulación, zozobra
Catalanaflicció, preocupació, problema, tribulació
Verbsworrybe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
worrybe concerned with
English > worry: 8 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningBe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey worry that there was a traffic accident
Example"I worry about my job"
Caused byworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
NarrowerfearBe afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive / apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event
fretBe agitated or irritated
fuss, niggle, fretWorry unnecessarily or excessively
obsessBe preoccupied with something
Similar toworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
Spanishapurarse, inquietarse, molestar, preocuparse, preocupar
Catalanamoïnar-se, apurar-se, inquietar-se, molestar, preocupar-se, preocupar, sortir de polleguera
Nounsworrierthinks about unfortunate / unfortunate things that might happen / happen / happen / happen
worrimenta difficulty that causes anxiety
worrysomething or someone that causes anxiety
worrya strong feeling of anxiety
English > worry: 8 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningBe concerned with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"I worry about my grades"
Synonymcare
Narrowerbrood, dwellThink moodily or anxiously about something
BroadermindBe concerned with or about something or somebody
Spanishmolestar, preocuparse, preocupar
Catalanmolestar, preocupar
Nounsworrysomething or someone that causes anxiety
worrya strong feeling of anxiety
English > worry: 8 senses > verb 3, emotion
Meaningdisturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will worry him
Example"I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
Synonymvex
Cause toworryBe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
Narrowereat, eat onWorry or cause anxiety in a persistent way
misgiveSuggest fear or doubt
nagWorry persistently
Broaderperturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorderdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
Oppositereassure, assureCause to feel sure
Similar toworryBe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
Spanishapurar, disgustar, inquietarse, inquietar, molestar, preocuparse, preocupar
Catalanamoinar, amoïnar, apurar, assetjar, inquietar, molestar, preocupar
Nounsworrysomething or someone that causes anxiety
worryingthe act of harassing someone
English > worry: 8 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe on the mind of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will worry him
Example"I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
Synonymsconcern, interest, occupy
Spanishaficionar, interesar, ocupar, preocupar
Catalanaficionar, interessar, ocupar, preocupar
English > worry: 8 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaninglacerate by biting.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderincisemake an incision / incision into by carving or cutting
Spanishmorder, mordisquear
English > worry: 8 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningtouch or rub constantly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanishfrotar
Catalanfregar, refregar

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