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Definition of "worriment" [wor•ri•ment]

  • The act or an instance of worrying. (noun)
  • A source of anxiety; a worry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "worriment" in a sentence
  • "And Jees Uck looked on in worriment, for she knew his kindred talked with him across the world."
  • "The short story is successful in that, certainly, feeding us a sense of loss and worriment, and it is well written, but I found myself a little confused at times."
  • "Because Mom had never known need or a day of worriment while he lived, and had he lived, she might never have known them; but hi some way she seemed convinced that he knew, trouble by trouble, scrape by scrape, humiliation by hardship, what she was going through, and inside, she seemed to feel as a woman might whose man was steadily beating the love out of her and all the tolerance."