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Synonyms for worrying

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment(noun)

    the act of harassing someone

    Synonyms:
    badgering, anguish, harassment, torture, bedevilment, agony, curse, torment

    Antonyms:
    light

  2. worrying(adj)

    the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes

    "vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw"

    Synonyms:
    bedevilment, torment, badgering

    Antonyms:
    light

  3. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    perturbing, unreassuring, deplorable, sorry, sad, disturbing, lamentable, distressful, worrisome, troubling, distressing, pitiful

    Antonyms:
    light

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. worrying(a)

    Synonyms:
    anxious, distressing, carking

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#262675distressful

How to use worrying in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Worrying never solves a problem or a challenge. Yes! it only worsens a problem or a challenge. Thus, desist from worrying. ~Emeasoba George

  2. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz:

    There have been extremely worrying regressions in the protection of indigenous peoples' rights, through its paralysis, the Brazilian state appears to be establishing the conditions for conflict which will ultimately have a devastating impact on indigenous peoples and society as a whole.

  3. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    Its worrying, military operations must stop and arms be withdrawn... Secondly, we need to right conditions for elections in the Donbass (eastern Ukraine).

  4. The BBC:

    At a time when the media is becoming less free around the world, it is highly worrying if a public broadcaster is being targeted for doing its job of reporting in the public interest.

  5. Masaru Hamasaki:

    An individual impact on the market from those events like the Paris attacks and heightened security in Brussels may be small, but there is also uncertainty that's worrying investors.

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