Simple Definition of worrisome
: causing people to worry
Full Definition of worrisome
1 : causing distress or worry <worrisome news>
2 : inclined to worry or fret <investors feeling worrisome>
Examples of worrisome in a sentence
There is the worrisome possibility of hurricane damage on the coast.
<the patient's erratic behavior has become increasingly worrisome>
First Known Use of worrisome
WORRISOME Defined for Kids
Definition of worrisome for Students
1 : worrying a lot <a worrisome parent>
2 : causing worry <She developed a worrisome cough.>
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