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worry

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of worry


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 of worry bother, fear, fret, fuss, stew, stress, sweat, trouble Words Related to worry agonize; long, pine, yearn; chafe; despair Phrases give a hang (or care a hang), sweat blood Near Antonyms of worry 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 of worry 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, disturbWords Related to worry 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 of worry allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms of worry calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)



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