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worry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of worry

  1. 1 to experience concern or anxiety <they worried for days about whether the loan would be approved> Synonyms bother, fear, fret, fuss, stew, stress, sweat, trouble Related Words agonize; long, pine, yearn; chafe; despair Phrases give a hang (or care a hang), sweat blood Near Antonyms accept; abide, bear, endure, stick out, stomach, sustain, take, tolerate

  2. 2 to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy <those strange noises outside the house worry me> Synonyms agitate, ail, alarm (also alarum), bother, concern, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distemper, distract, distress, exercise, flurry, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weird out, disturbRelated Words aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy (or chivvy), exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put off, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, jar, mortify, nonplus, rattle, shake up; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, unnerveNear Antonyms allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)




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