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Synonyms for worried
ˈwɜr id, ˈwʌr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried(adj)

    afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

    "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"

    Synonyms:
    stressed, disordered, mad, unhinged, upset, sick, overturned, upturned, distressed, maladjusted, confused, apprehensive, brainsick, demented, unhappy, hard put, upset(a), broken, hard-pressed, crazy, disquieted, disturbed, unbalanced, in a bad way(p), dysphoric

    Antonyms:
    easy, untroubled

  2. apprehensive, worried(adj)

    mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

    "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"

    Synonyms:
    upset, distressed, apprehensive, disquieted, disturbed, discerning

    Antonyms:
    untroubled, easy

Editors Contribution

  1. concerned

    worried about someone or something

    i'm concerned over your health.

    Submitted by JP03 on November 2, 2014  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "worried":

    concerned, afraid, scared, anxious, uneasy, preoccupied, alarmed, apprehensive, frightened, disturbed, fear

How to pronounce worried?

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How to say worried in sign language?

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#158498maladjusted
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How to use worried in a sentence?

  1. Chris Gautz:

    What we're finding is the hardest part right now is finding commercial placements for individuals without family or friends, we're finding a lot of those are closing their doors to prisoners right now. Sometimes it's a county health department putting up a red flag : We don't have cases. We don't want you to parole this person back to the community. We're worried we might get it.

  2. The Beijing-based diplomat:

    They're on the back foot. They're very worried by the international reaction, they are genuine about wanting to get talks back on track. The leadership will have to think long and hard about where to go next.

  3. Adele Adele:

    I said to a friend, ‘ I f *** in ’ hate this, ’ and she just burst into tears and said, ‘ I f *** in ’ hate this too. ’ And it was done. It lifted, my knowledge of postpartum — or postnatal, as we call it in England — is that you don’t want to be with your child ; you’re worried you might hurt your child ; you’re worried you were n’t doing a good job.

  4. Bill Ainsworth:

    People are confused, worried and angry.

  5. The Korean:

    There are 80 people in the field trying to win this week, so I'm not worried about just one of them, it's more likely you're playing your own game. If I play my perfect game, I can win the tournament. I think golf is just trying to bring that out of yourself.


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