worriment

noun
wor·​ri·​ment | \ ˈwər-ē-mənt How to pronounce worriment (audio) , ˈwə-rē- \

Definition of worriment

: an act or instance of worrying also : trouble, worry

First Known Use of worriment

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Worriment.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worriment?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=w&file=worrim01. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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