Adjective "worried" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈwʌrɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Anxious or troubled about actual or potential problems.
  1. 'there was a worried frown on his face'
  2. 'Should we be worried?'
  3. 'But we weren't worried about getting bored; there were a number of people we still hadn't talked to.'
  4. '"He was worried about whether somebody from another site could control his equipment remotely," says Cupps.'
  5. 'Robyn didn't show up, which had me a bit worried the whole time (I later learned she fell asleep).'
  6. 'Unfortunately, because I was so worried that my art work would not be good enough, I wasn't really concerned about what I was supposed to be learning.'
  7. 'I'm starting to get a little worried about the enormity of the task ahead and the amount of change the next couple of months will bring.'
  8. 'We all sat silently, looking worried and tense.'
  9. 'Parents are sometimes worried about their own lack of knowledge of computer technology and embarrassed to admit that their children know more about computers than they do!'
  10. 'She's really worried about you.'
  11. 'I had this gnawing, worried feeling in the pit of my stomach, wondering if any farmers would show up.'

Definitions

1. having or characterized by worry; concerned; anxious: Their worried parents called the police.

2. indicating, expressing, or attended by worry: worried looks.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be worried about people."

"people can be worried about things."

"people can be worried about effects."

"people can be worried about futures."

"people can be worried about situations."

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Phrase

the worried well