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Definition of "worried" []

  • Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of worry. (verb)

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Use "worried" in a sentence
  • ""Of course she was being a worried mum - ­worried that I was cold, that I was depressed - and she was afraid she couldn't help."
  • "Her eyes were dark, her expression worried, and her face familiar."
  • "On the effectiveness side, there's the problem that people have to know they actually need the drug, and we're concerned that the people who actually take these drugs are what we call the worried well, individuals that think they're at risk for heart disease but aren't."