worrisome


wor·ri·some

adjective \-səm\

: causing people to worry

Full Definition of WORRISOME

1
:  causing distress or worry <worrisome news>
2
:  inclined to worry or fret <investors feeling worrisome>
wor·ri·some·ly adverb
wor·ri·some·ness noun

Examples of WORRISOME

  1. There is the worrisome possibility of hurricane damage on the coast.
  2. <the patient's erratic behavior has become increasingly worrisome>

First Known Use of WORRISOME

1833

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