worrisome


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wor·ri·some

 (wûr′ē-səm, wŭr′-)
adj.
1. Causing worry or anxiety.
2. Tending to worry; anxious.

wor′ri·some·ly adv.
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worrisome

(ˈwʌrɪsəm)
adj
1. causing worry; vexing
2. tending to worry
ˈworrisomely adv
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wor•ri•some

(ˈwɜr i səm, ˈwʌr-)

adj.
1. causing worry; trying, annoying, or disturbing: a worrisome problem.
2. inclined to worry.
[1835–45]
wor′ri•some•ly, adv.
wor′ri•some•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.worrisome - not reassuringworrisome - not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety
2.worrisome - causing distress or worry or anxietyworrisome - causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
heavy - marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"
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worrisome

adjective disturbing, worrying, upsetting, distressing, troublesome, disquieting, vexing, perturbing, irksome, bothersome Worrisome rumours of war were beginning to spread.
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worrisome

adjective
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Translations

worrisome

[ˈwʌrɪsəm] ADJ (esp US) → inquietante, preocupante
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worrisome

[ˈwʌrisəm] adjinquiétant(e)
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worrisome

adj (esp US) → beunruhigend, besorgniserregend; (= annoying)lästig
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worrisome

[ˈwʌrɪsəm] adj
a. (causing worry) → preoccupante
b. (worried) → ansioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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