worrying
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈwʌɹijˌɪŋ/
Adjective

worrying

  1. Inducing worry.
Translations Verb
  1. present participle of worry#English|worry
Noun

worrying (plural worryings)

  1. The act of worrying or harassing somebody.
    • , Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son
      There is a snaky gleam in her hard grey eye, as of anticipated rounds of buttered toast, relays of hot chops, worryings and quellings of young children, sharp snappings at poor Berry, and all the other delights of her Ogress's castle.



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