Definitions of worry

  1. To harass or beset with importunity, or with care an anxiety; to vex; to annoy; to torment; to tease; to fret; to trouble; to plague.
  2. To harass with labor; to fatigue.
  3. To shake, tear, or mangle with the teethl to trouble with anxiety or care; to vex or annoy; tease; harass.
  4. To tear with the teeth: to harass: to tease:- pa. t. and pa. p. worried.
  5. To tear with the teeth; harass; tease.
  6. To feel or express undue care and anxiety; to manifest disquietude or pain; to be fretful; to chafe; as, the child worries; the horse worries.
  7. To feel or express undue anxiety; be fretful.
  8. touch or rub constantly; " The old man worried his beads"
  9. lacerate by biting; of dogs
  10. To be uneasy in mind; fret.
  11. To tease; to trouble; to harass with importunity, or with care and anxiety; to fatigue; to harass with labour; to harass by pursuit and barking; to tear; to mangle with the teeth; to vex; to persecute brutally.
  12. To suffocate; to mangle with the teeth; to harass with care or anxiety, or with importunity; to tease; to fatigue; to persecute brutally.
  13. Worrying.
  14. a strong feeling of anxiety; " his worry over the prospect of being fired"; " it is not work but worry that kills"; " he wanted to die and end his troubles"
  15. lacerate by biting; " the dog worried his bone"
  16. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; " I cannot sleep-- my daughter's health is worrying me"
  17. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; " I worry about my job"
  18. A state of undue solicitude; a state of disturbance from care and anxiety; vexation; anxiety; fret; as, to be in a worry.
  19. Trouble; anxiety; perplexity; disturbance of mind.
  20. Worrier.
  21. Trouble, perplexity, vexation.
  22. Vexation; anxiety.
  23. A state of perplexing anxiety; vexation.
  24. Worrisome.
  25. Worried.