HyperDic: worrying

English > 3 senses of the word worrying:
NOUNactworrying, badgering, torment, bedevilmentthe act of harassing someone
actworryingthe act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes
ADJECTIVEallworrying, distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisomecausing distress or worry or anxiety
worrying > pronunciation
Soundswer'iyihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > worrying: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing distress or worry or anxiety.
Examples
  • "a worrying situation"
  • "a worrying time"
Synonymsdistressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome
Broaderheavymarked by great psychological weight
Spanishdoloroso, inquietante, lamentable, penoso, perturbador, preocupante, triste
Catalandolorós, inquietant, lamentable, penós, preocupant, trist
Adverbsworryinglyin a manner to cause worry
English > worrying: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of harassing someone.
Synonymsbadgering, torment, bedevilment
Broaderharassment, molestationThe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks / attacks and criticism
Spanishfastidio, suplicio, tormento
Catalansuplici, turment
Verbsworrydisturb the peace of mind of
English > worrying: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes.
Example"vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw"
BroaderagitationThe act of agitating something

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