Synonyms of worry


1. concern, worry, headache, vexation, negative stimulus

usage: something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"

2. worry, trouble, anxiety

usage: 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"


1. worry

usage: be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

2. worry, care, mind

usage: be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"

3. worry, vex, perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder

usage: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"

4. concern, interest, occupy, worry

usage: be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"

5. worry, incise

usage: lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"

6. worry, rub

usage: touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"

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Definition and meaning of worry (Dictionary)