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bothered

adjective

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bothered

verb
past tense of bother

Synonyms & Antonyms of bothered (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to experience concern or anxiety
  • just get the basic concept right and don't bother about the details

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The first known use of bothered was in 1851

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“Bothered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bothered. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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