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  • nounanxiety, trouble
  • verbbe or make anxious, troubled

synonyms for worry

  • anguish
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • doubt
  • fear
  • headache
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • pain
  • problem
  • uncertainty
  • uneasiness
  • woe
  • annoyance
  • care
  • disquiet
  • distress
  • disturbance
  • heartache
  • irritation
  • nag
  • perplexity
  • pest
  • plague
  • presentiment
  • torment
  • torture
  • trial
  • vexation
  • worriment
  • bad news
See also synonyms for: worried / worries / worrying
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antonyms for worry

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  • calmness
  • certainty
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • confidence
  • happiness
  • joy
  • pleasure
  • sureness
  • trust
  • unconcern
  • advantage
  • calm
  • contentment
  • peace
  • reassurance
  • support
  • help
  • order
  • please
  • make happy
  • reassure
  • assist
  • delight
  • pacify
  • calm
  • appease
  • comfort
  • soothe
  • aid
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Worry is an active state of agitated uneasiness and restless apprehension: He was distracted by worry over the stock market. Concern implies an anxious sense of interest in something: concern over a friend’s misfortune. Care suggests a heaviness of spirit caused by dread, or by the constant pressure of burdensome demands: Poverty weighs a person down with care.

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How to use worry in a sentence

I have no worries about slinging it around camp or strapping it to the roof rack if space is tight in the car.
THE MATADOR SEG42 OFFERS UNRIVALED GEAR ORGANIZATIONGRAHAM AVERILLAUGUST 25, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
It helps that EU lawmakers have already agreed to a giant stimulus spending package for the trading bloc, so that worry is off the table.
INVESTORS CONTINUE TO PUSH GLOBAL STOCKS INTO RECORD TERRITORYBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
McMansions are back, in a big way, given the trend toward remote work — and thus the need for office space at home, and no worries about long commutes.
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: A WORLD IN NEEDDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 16, 2020OZY
The worry for influencers is whether their audiences would follow them over to Triller if they switched.
WTF IS TRILLER?SEB JOSEPHAUGUST 14, 2020DIGIDAY
Then I could cheerfully traipse from my backyard to a neighbor’s driveway and then on to a dark corner booth somewhere with no worries.
EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That may be a boon for companies that offer services at home, but for 27-year-old Yasmin Yadav, it has become an added source of worry.
AN INDIAN GIG WORKER’S STRUGGLE WITH CLIENTS WHO REFUSE TO WEAR MASKS AND THE FEAR OF BAD RATINGSPRIYALI PRAKASHJULY 17, 2020QUARTZ
So if either you have substantial assets or you have a large, highly stable employer, your financial worries during this shutdown are really relatively small.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Sometimes, those questions turn into deeper concerns, worries or even anxiety.
HOW TO COPE AS COVID-19 IMPOSES SOCIAL DISTANCINGSHEILA MULROONEY ELDREDMARCH 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So that had created a sense amongst the British people that the politicians just didn’t have a good handle on the numbers, and that created a worry.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
In sheer nervousness, Hilda also dropped to her knees on the hearthrug, and began to worry the fire with the poker.
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WORDS RELATED TO WORRY

  • agonize
  • annoy
  • beset
  • bother
  • burden
  • crucify
  • distress
  • grieve
  • harass
  • harrow
  • harry
  • irk
  • lacerate
  • martyr
  • oppress
  • pain
  • pester
  • plague
  • press
  • rack
  • smite
  • strike
  • torment
  • torture
  • trouble
  • try
  • vex
  • worry
  • wound
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