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  • n  something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    it's a major worry
  • n  a strong feeling of anxiety
    his worry over the prospect of being fired
    it is not work but worry that kills
  • v  be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
    I worry about my job
  • v  be concerned with
    I worry about my grades
  • v  disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
    I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me
  • v  be on the mind of
    I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
  • v  lacerate by biting
  • v  touch or rub constantly

  • In Canada, where government took over health care long ago, employers don't really have to worry about health-care costs when they hire new workers.
  • We worry too much about overhyped threats, and ignore the things that really put us at risk.
  • A handful of studies have shown that neuroticismbroadly, the tendency to worry too muchcan actually be beneficial for your health, making you more sensitive to potential .
News & Articles


  • Barney Frank in BBC News
    We worry about big money,said Democrat Barney Frank, who headed the negotiations. "I worry about big money having a corrupting influence, but it is reassuring to know that when public opinion gets engaged, it will win."
  • Novak Djokovic in USA Today
    I know the crowd wanted him to win more,Djokovic said. "That's OK, it's all right. I still love you guys, don't worry. I'm very, very happy that I won my first Grand Slam here, so hopefully we'll see you here on this stage a lot more often...
  • Carlos Bocanegra in The Associated Press
    We're not going to worry about any calls or anything like that getting us down,Bocanegra said. "We had a good second half and hopefully we can continue with that momentum and put that into the Algeria game."

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