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Another word for worry

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Verb
  1. To cause anxious uneasiness in

      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. To cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to.
      2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
      3. To constrain or overcome by harassment.
      1. To have to do with or relate to:
      2. To be of interest or importance to:
      3. To engage the attention of; involve:
      1. To burden or be burdened with trouble; worry.
      2. A worry; a trouble:
      1. To feel ill or have pain:
      2. To cause physical or mental pain or uneasiness to; trouble.
    See also:

    concern

  2. To disturb by repeated attacks

      1. Great physical pain or mental anguish.
      2. A source of harassment, annoyance, or pain.
      3. The torture inflicted on prisoners under interrogation.
      1. To make fun of (someone) playfully or taunt annoyingly:
      2. To say in a playful or mocking way:
      3. To provoke or irritate, as with physical movements:
      1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
      2. A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
      3. A widespread affliction or calamity seen as divine retribution.
      1. To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
      1. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
      2. To attack or raid, as in war:
      3. To force along, as by attacks or blows:
      1. To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
      2. To irritate or torment persistently:
      3. To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
      1. To attack from all sides.
      2. To trouble persistently; harass.
      3. To hem in; surround:
      1. To harass; beset:
      2. To surround with troops; besiege:
      1. To torment mercilessly; plague.
      2. To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
      3. To possess with or as if with a devil; bewitch.
      1. Food or other lure placed on a hook or in a trap and used in the taking of fish, birds, or other animals.
      2. Something, such as a worm, used for this purpose.
      3. An enticement, temptation, or provocation:
      1. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
      2. To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
  3. To focus the attention on something moodily and at length

      1. To cook (food) by simmering or boiling slowly.
      2. To undergo cooking by boiling slowly or simmering.
      3. To suffer with oppressive heat or stuffy confinement; swelter.
      1. To think gloomily and persistently about something; be dejected.
      2. To move in a listless or aimless manner, especially from being sad or depressed:
      3. A person given to gloomy or dejected moods.
      1. To be vexed or troubled; worry.
      2. To be worn or eaten away; become corroded.
      3. To move agitatedly.
      1. To live as a resident; reside.
      2. To exist in a given place or state:
      3. To fasten one's attention on something, especially moodily or persistently:
      1. To burden or be burdened with trouble; worry.
      2. A worry; a trouble:
      1. The young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds hatched at one time and cared for together.
      2. The children in one family.
      3. To focus the attention on a subject persistently and moodily; worry:
Noun
  1. A troubled or anxious state of mind

    See also:

    feelings

  2. A cause of distress or anxiety

      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. To have to do with or relate to:
      2. To be of interest or importance to:
      3. To engage the attention of; involve:
      1. A concerned or troubled state of mind, as that arising from serious responsibility; worry.
      2. An object or source of worry, attention, or solicitude:
      3. Interest, regard, or liking:
    See also:

    concern

Another word for worry

Noun
  1. A state of anxiety

  2. A cause of worry

Verb
  1. To cause worry

      1. An insect having mouthparts used for piercing and sucking, such as an aphid, a bedbug, or a stinkbug.
      2. An insect of any kind, such as a cockroach or a ladybug.
      3. A small invertebrate with many legs, such as a spider or a centipede.
      1. To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
      2. To make agitated or perplexed; upset:
      3. To intrude on without warrant or invitation; disturb:
      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
      2. To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
  2. To indulge in worry

    See also:

    bother