worried

adjective
\ ˈwər-ēd , ˈwə-rēd \

Definition of worried 

: mentally troubled or concerned : feeling or showing concern or anxiety about what is happening or might happen worried parents a worried frown I'm not too worried about the weather. He was worried sick. [=extremely worried] But the technological intrusion of prenatal testing leaves expectant parents more worried than reassured. —Ronni Sandroff There was an ominous and worried expression on their faces. —Jack London … his mother was so worried she sent for the doctor. —E. B. White

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worriedly adverb
"Well, what did you think when you heard the news?" Jimmy asked us worriedly. —Bobbie Ann Mason … Roy thought it was from a snakebite, and worriedly glanced around. —Carl Hiaasen

First Known Use of worried

1624, in the meaning defined above

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