|1.||[ verb ] be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy|
"I worry about my job"
|Related terms:||fear fuss fret obsess concern troublesomeness|
|2.||[ verb ] be concerned with|
"I worry about my grades"
|Related terms:||mind brood concern concern|
|3.||[ verb ] disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress|
"I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
|Related terms:||reassure perturb eat nag misgive badgering|
|4.||[ noun ] something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness|
|Synonyms:||headache concern vexation|
"New York traffic is a constant concern" "it's a major worry"
|Related terms:||negative_stimulus business burden bugaboo concern|
|5.||[ noun ] a strong feeling of anxiety|
"his worry over the prospect of being fired" "it is not work but worry that kills" "he wanted to die and end his troubles"
|Related terms:||anxiety perturb|
|6.||[ verb ] think moodily or anxiously about something|
|Related terms:||chew_over dwell_on|
|7.||[ verb ] be on the mind of|
|Synonyms:||concern occupy interest|
"I worry about the second Germanic consonant"
|Related terms:||preoccupy interest occupation|
|8.||[ verb ] touch or rub constantly|
"The old man worried his beads"
|9.||[ verb ] lacerate by biting|
"the dog worried his bone"
|10.||[ verb ] be concerned with or about something or somebody|
|Related terms:||think_about mind|