Definitions

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  • adjective Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of worry.

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  • adjective afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
  • adjective mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

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Examples

  • "Of course she was being a worried mum - ­worried that I was cold, that I was depressed - and she was afraid she couldn't help.

    mirror.co.uk - Home

  • Her eyes were dark, her expression worried, and her face familiar.

    Dark Warrior Untamed

  • Her eyes were dark, her expression worried, and her face familiar.

    Dark Warrior Untamed

  • On the effectiveness side, there's the problem that people have to know they actually need the drug, and we're concerned that the people who actually take these drugs are what we call the worried well, individuals that think they're at risk for heart disease but aren't.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2005

  • Rose jogged after me, her skirt fluttering and her expression worried.

    The Year I Turned Sixteen

  • Rose jogged after me, her skirt fluttering and her expression worried.

    The Year I Turned Sixteen

  • Yet people like Malek-Wiley remain worried about a unified response from all agencies involved.

    Eco-Justice

  • What will get you worried is when the entire litter goes right in and then some start swimming out into open water!

    Video: Getting a Pup to Take the Plunge

  • What will get you worried is when the entire litter goes right in and then some start swimming out into open water!

    Video: Getting a Pup to Take the Plunge

  • What I am worried is that by not having ANY plates that I would draw attention and therefore get stopped In Mexico by the Police, Military, Federales, etc I might have all the necessary paperwork but it just gives them that excuse.

    Question regarding crossing into Mexico

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