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worrisome

[wur-ee-suh m, wuhr-] /ˈwɜr i səm, ˈwʌr-/
adjective
1.
worrying, annoying, or disturbing; causing worry:
a worrisome problem.
2.
inclined to worry.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; worry + -some1
Related forms
worrisomely, adverb
Synonyms
1. vexing, troublesome, trying, irksome.
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British Dictionary definitions for worrisomely

worrisome

/ˈwʌrɪsəm/
adjective
1.
causing worry; vexing
2.
tending to worry
Derived Forms
worrisomely, adverb
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Word Origin and History for worrisomely

worrisome

adj.

1845, from worry + -some (1). Related: Worrisomely.

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