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Definitions of worry

  1. To harass or beset with importunity, or with care an anxiety; to vex; to annoy; to torment; to tease; to fret; to trouble; to plague. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To harass with labor; to fatigue. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To shake, tear, or mangle with the teethl to trouble with anxiety or care; to vex or annoy; tease; harass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To tear with the teeth: to harass: to tease:-pa.t. and pa.p. worried. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To tear with the teeth; harass; tease. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To shake and tear; as, a dog worries a rat. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To feel or express undue care and anxiety; to manifest disquietude or pain; to be fretful; to chafe; as, the child worries; the horse worries. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To feel or express undue anxiety; be fretful. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. be concerned with; "I worry about my grades" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. lacerate by biting; of dogs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To be uneasy in mind; fret. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To tease; to trouble; to harass with importunity, or with care and anxiety; to fatigue; to harass with labour; to harass by pursuit and barking; to tear; to mangle with the teeth; to vex; to persecute brutally. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To suffocate; to mangle with the teeth; to harass with care or anxiety, or with importunity; to tease; to fatigue; to persecute brutally. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Worrying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. A state of undue solicitude; a state of disturbance from care and anxiety; vexation; anxiety; fret; as, to be in a worry. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Trouble; anxiety; perplexity; disturbance of mind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Worrier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. Trouble, perplexity, vexation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Vexation; anxiety. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. A state of perplexing anxiety; vexation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Worrisome. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Worried. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for worry

  1. No, children, don't worry Father. – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  2. " You need not worry yourself, captain," I said. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
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