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Dictionary definition for: Worry

1. (n) something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern" "it''s a major worry"

2. (v) be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"

5. (v) disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter''s health is worrying me"

6. (v) be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"

7. (v) lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"

8. (v) touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"

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