Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Causing worry or anxiety.
  • adjective Tending to worry; anxious.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing worry or annoyance; troublesome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Inclined to worry or fret; also, causing worry or annoyance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Causing worry; perturbing or vexing.
  • adjective Said of a person: inclined to worry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety
  • adjective causing distress or worry or anxiety

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Examples

  • Sherzad stood at the screen door, his expression worrisome.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • Sherzad stood at the screen door, his expression worrisome.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • Read his report on what he calls a worrisome complacency.

    MarketWatch.com - Software Industry News

  • In late 2009, Jakobsen went to Norway's Police Security Service and began providing information on Davud's activities after what he described as a worrisome change in the

    The Seattle Times

  • In late 2009, Jakobsen went to Norway's Police Security Service and began providing information on Davud's activities after what he described as a worrisome change in the

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • In late 2009, Jakobsen went to Norway's Police Security Service and began providing information on Davud's activities after what he described as a worrisome change in the

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Human Rights Watch has cited what it calls a worrisome sign of targeting people based on their ethnicity in Guinea.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Human Rights Watch has cited what it calls a worrisome sign of targeting people based on their ethnicity in Guinea.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Human Rights Watch has cited what it calls a worrisome sign of targeting people based on their ethnicity in Guinea.

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  • It is part of what he calls a worrisome decline in the offerings of music education in general.

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