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Meaning of "worried" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WORRIED

worried  [ˈwʌrɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WORRIED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Worried is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WORRIED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

worried

Worry

Worry refers to the thoughts, images and emotions of a negative nature in which mental attempts are made to avoid anticipated potential threats. As an emotion it is experienced as anxiety or concern about a real or imagined issue, often personal issues such as health or finances, or broader issues such as environmental pollution and social or technological change. Most people experience short-lived periods of worry in their lives without incident; indeed, a moderate amount of worrying may even have positive effects, if it prompts people to take precautions or avoid risky behaviours. Excessive worry is the main component of generalized anxiety disorder.

Definition of worried in the English dictionary

The definition of worried in the dictionary is feeling uneasy about a situation or thing; anxious.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WORRIED


Alfred
ˈælfrɪd
arid
ˈærɪd
curried
ˈkʌrɪd
flurried
ˈflʌrɪd
forehead
ˈfɒrɪd
grid
ɡrɪd
hatred
ˈheɪtrɪd
horrid
ˈhɒrɪd
hurried
ˈhʌrɪd
hybrid
ˈhaɪbrɪd
kindred
ˈkɪndrɪd
Madrid
məˈdrɪd
married
ˈmærɪd
rid
rɪd
sacred
ˈseɪkrɪd
storied
ˈstɔːrɪd
unhurried
ʌnˈhʌrɪd
unmarried
ʌnˈmærɪd
unworried
ʌnˈwʌrɪd
varied
ˈvɛərɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WORRIED

worn-out
wornness
worral
worricow
worried well
worriedly
worrier
worries
worriment
worrisome
worrisomely
worrisomeness
worrit
worry
worry beads
worry line
worryguts
worrying
worryingly
worrywart

WORDS THAT END LIKE WORRIED

berried
blackberried
buried
carried
deep-fried
dried
ferried
fried
harried
intermarried
miscarried
parried
quarried
remarried
scurried
serried
tarried
tried
unharried
unquarried

Synonyms and antonyms of worried in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WORRIED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «worried» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of worried

Translation of «worried» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WORRIED

Find out the translation of worried to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of worried from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «worried» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

担忧的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

preocupado
570 millions of speakers

English

worried
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिंतित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قَلِق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

озабоченный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

preocupado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চিন্তিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inquiet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bimbang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

besorgt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

心配している
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

걱정스러운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kuwatir
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lo lắng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काळजीत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

endişeli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

preoccupato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zmartwiony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

схвильований
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

îngrijorat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανήσυχος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bekommerd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orolig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

engstelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of worried

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WORRIED»

The term «worried» is very widely used and occupies the 8.265 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WORRIED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about worried

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WORRIED»

Discover the use of worried in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to worried and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wemberly Worried
Wemberly worried about everything. Big things. Little things. And things in between. Then it was time for school to start.And Wemberly worried even more. If you ever worry (or know someone who does), this is the book for you.
Kevin Henkes, 2000
2
Willy, the Worried Worm
"If only I had a crystal ball," said Willy to his mother when he was small,"my future I then would be able to see.
Jacquelyn Osburn, 2008
3
Worried
Explains what worry is, discussing how it may make a person feel, situations that may cause someone to worry, and how to alleviate the feeling in oneself and in others.
Sarah Medina, 2007
4
Worried
Explains what to do when experiencing feelings of worry.
Isabel Thomas, 2013
5
Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated ...
Each chapter of Worried Sick is an object lesson on the uses and abuses of common offerings, from screening tests to medical and surgical interventions.
Nortin M. Hadler, M.D., 2012
6
Worried All the Time: Rediscovering the Joy in Parenthood in ...
In Worried All the Time, Dr. Anderegg draws on social science research and his more than twenty years' experience as a therapist treating both parents and their children to clarify facts and fantasies about kids' lives today and the key ...
David Anderegg, 2010
7
Walter Was Worried
Children's faces, depicted with letters of the alphabet, react to the onset of a storm and its aftermath in this picture book, accompanied by simple alliterative text. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.
‎2006
8
The Worried Child: Recognizing Anxiety in Children and ...
Written for parents and teachers, "The Worried Child" shows that anxiety is preventable--or can be minimized--by raising children's self-confidence, increasing social and self-control skills, and teaching them how to play, relax, and ...
Paul Foxman, 2004
9
Worried Sick: Break Free from Chronic Worry to Achieve ...
Worried Sick examines the patterns of worry-and offers practical strategies on how to kick the habit and restore well-being, covering topics such as: ? The latest proven techniques for staying unworried and centered ?
Karol Ward, 2010
10
Very worried walrus
Walrus would like to ride a bicycle but worries about all that could happen if he fell.
Richard Hefter, 1977

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WORRIED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term worried is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nation Worried That Rest of World Might See Debate
CLEVELAND (The Borowitz Report)—As preparations get under way for the first Republican Presidential debate, on Thursday night, a new poll shows that ... «The New Yorker, Aug 15»
2
Have a plan to deal with visit from addicted daughter
She has been in recovery several times before but it doesn't last. Should I give her a second (more like 10th) chance for the sake of our grandchild? — Worried. «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
3
Dear Abby: Caregiver wife worried about health and finances
DEAR WORRIED WIFE: You're right to be concerned about your future. That's why, before making any decisions, it is important you consult a lawyer and learn ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
4
The black president some worried about has arrived
There's this thing people sometimes say down South. So-and-so is "acting brand new." Sometimes that's a reference to people behaving like they don't know old ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
5
Trump Counsel: Trump Not Worried About 'Spineless' Who Run …
Donald Trump is focused on making America great again and not on "spineless individuals" such as NBC and Macys who have "run away from him" when he is ... «Newsmax, Jul 15»
6
Worried Investors Need a History Lesson
On Wednesday, worries were front and center as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 261 points, to a five-month low, amid scary headlines about U.S. ... «Barron's, Jul 15»
7
Clinton Is 'Worried' About Bernie Sanders — But Should She Be?
Hillary Clinton's campaign is telegraphing that it is "worried" about an insurgent ... "We are worried about him, sure," Clinton Communications Director Jennifer ... «NPR, Jul 15»
8
Worried That Fasting Palestinian Prisoner Could Die, Israel …
TEL AVIV — A Palestinian prisoner who has emerged as a potent symbol of resistance to Israel's occupation ended a 55-day fast on Monday after Israeli officials ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
9
Energy Drinks Have Doctors Worried
Subscriber content preview. or Sign In. But business is booming. Heather Chace, a biology teacher at Stroud High School in Oklahoma, says she first started ... «TIME, Jun 15»
10
Parents Worry More, But Doing Less to Protect Their Children on the …
According to a survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, 76 percent of parents are either extremely worried, very worried or somewhat ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Worried [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/worried>. Dec 2019 ».
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