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worried

[wur-eed, wuhr-] /ˈwɜr id, ˈwʌr-/
adjective
1.
having or characterized by worry; concerned; anxious:
Their worried parents called the police.
2.
indicating, expressing, or attended by worry:
worried looks.
Origin of worried
1550-1560
1550-60; worry + -ed2
Related forms
worriedly, adverb
unworried, adjective
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  • It makes me feel rather like an ant, but a well-doing and unworried ant.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • The humans of Cathay might try a return raid, but he was unworried.

    Victory Lester del Rey
  • The big Irishman, however, seemed the most unworried fugitive at large.

    The Hills of Desire Richard Aumerle Maher
  • After the comparison she could say No: a round, unworried, satisfying No.

  • And Bryce had arranged the operations that gave Orillo a new face, new fingerprints and an unworried future.

  • He was serene, peaceful, and unworried, as he had not been for one moment since the inquest.

    The Bondboy George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • And the unworried, unaccented voice of her father went on tormenting her.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • He bethought him that this unworried peace was endurable only in the world to come.

    Mashi and Other Stories Rabindranath Tagore
  • She was unsated with the world, unspoiled by men, unworried by the demands of society.

    The Man from Jericho Edwin Carlile Litsey
British Dictionary definitions for unworried

unworried

/ʌnˈwʌrɪd/
adjective
1.
not anxious or uneasy

worried

/ˈwʌrɪd/
adjective
1.
feeling uneasy about a situation or thing; anxious
Derived Forms
worriedly, adverb
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