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worrisome

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adjective wor·ri·some \-səm\

Simple Definition of worrisome

  • : causing people to worry

Full Definition of worrisome

  1. 1 :  causing distress or worry <worrisome news>

  2. 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>



1833

First Known Use of worrisome

1833



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