[ US /ˈwɝid/ ]
[ UK /wˈʌɹɪd/ ]
  1. mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
    apprehensive about her job
    not used to a city and worried about small things
    felt apprehensive about the consequences
  2. afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
    too upset to say anything
    worried parents
    a worried frown
    spent many disquieted moments
    distressed about her son's leaving home
    one last worried check of the sleeping children
    lapsed into disturbed sleep
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How To Use worried In A Sentence

  • ‘I was worried about my car lasting to the end considering that all the motors come from the same place,’ he said.
  • It's not because I'm worried about what they might think, or anything ridiculous like that, it's because in a lot of cases this material was intended for me alone - either through an oral tradition or as a gnostic revelation from the spirits.
  • My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
  • I'm worried about washing that shirt in case it shrinks.
  • Arnold stood again, a worried frown creasing his features.
  • In his abstract ballets or interpretations of music, he rarely worried about the mood or emotional content of the music.
  • I went into the office to find the offender, and saw a worried woman crumpled in a chair in the corner, wearing a look of weariness and doubt.
  • Contact Shelter who advise anyone worried about being made homeless ( shelter. The Sun
  • Experts probed the origin of the sulphurous smell which appeared at the beginning of February after calls from worried Benfleet and Canvey residents who were left spluttering.
  • Consider why the patient has consulted; many are worried about heart disease or cancer.
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