Definition of worrisome
- worrisome news
- investors feeling worrisome
There is the worrisome possibility of hurricane damage on the coast.
the patient's erratic behavior has become increasingly worrisome
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alarming, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, forbidding, formidable, frightening, frightful, ghastly, hair-raising, horrendous, horrible, horrifying, intimidating, scary, shocking, terrible, terrifying;
: causing people to worry
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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