- 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
- 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 .
- 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.
- 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."