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adjective as in worried

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adjective as in troubling


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For experts, this has long been the worry raised by such language-generating algorithms.

Another worry is that evidence for or against a vaccine could get twisted.

Notably, a lack of fiscal stimulus was a far greater concern than when we last asked the question in mid-June, although the level of worry about a second wave of coronavirus barely budged.

Once outside of Earth’s protective gravitational and magnetic fields, microgravity and radiation become big worries.

Now, says cosmologist Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, “we can proceed without the niggling worries.”

But it is a worrying claim nonetheless, one of many testing the boundaries of this new area of law.

“Recent events, especially in Iraq and Syria, are very worrying,” the pope said, according to Vatican Radio.

The idea that this journey is being transformed into a “pay-per-prayer” weekend, as Sardar notes, is heart wrenching and worrying.

“You can stop worrying about that right now,” Nesbit told him.

It was nearing naptime and so the three hurried to grab groceries, worrying that the baby would get fussy after too long.

Betty declared that she had not slept a wink the night before, worrying for fear her father had not meant what he said.

Cousin,” said she gravely in a little, “you are not worrying about your father, as though it may—not be well with him now?

Scrambling, sliding, worrying in the dimness, I finally reached the less precipitous slopes of the base of the cliff.

She mentioned her fears to the minister, and he said, "When she gets over worrying about Tommy, she'll pick up her crumbs."

The thing disturbed me so that I couldn't get any peace of mind for thinking of it and worrying over it.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worrying, such as: concerned, nervous, pessimistic, bothered, burdened, and disquieted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.