: causing distress or worry <worrisome news>
: inclined to worry or fret <investors feeling worrisome>
— wor·ri·some·ly adverb
— wor·ri·some·ness noun
Examples of WORRISOME
- 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
Related to WORRISOME
- discomforting, discomposing, disquieting, distressing, disturbing, nagging, nasty, perturbing, troubling, troublous, unsettling, upsetting, troublesome
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