[ US /ˈwɝisəm/ ]
[ UK /wˈʌɹisˌʌm/ ]
  1. causing distress or worry or anxiety
    a worrying time
    a new and troubling thought
    distressing (or disturbing) news
    a disturbing amount of crime
    a revelation that was most perturbing
    lived in heroic if something distressful isolation
    a worrying situation
    in a particularly worrisome predicament
  2. not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety
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How To Use worrisome In A Sentence

  • What remains ultimately worrisome is the way theological liberalism has congealed into an ideology, an ideology that will brook no opposition to the party line.
  • Any escalation in the war of words is clearly worrisome, of course.
  • The end of the universe should have been a splendid challenge for a gifted worrier like me, but mostly it upset me in a new and worrisome way, because it made me realize that I was spread too thin.
  • I just don't think "collectibility" is one of the more worrisome ones. Slash Print | Following the digital evolution | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment
  • Sullivan produced a long list of people who had gotten jobs in Washington through such connections, and concluded, "All this nepotism is a worrisome sign that America's political class is becoming increasingly insular. In Praise of Nepotism
  • But problems in the nation's baseball development due to a lack of systematic cultivation and training is more worrisome.
  • Alcohol and tobacco consumption by young people is especially worrisome because habits formed early are likely to persist.
  • Most representative, as well as most worrisome, is the fact that the state's monopoly on weapons is being seriously challenged.
  • However, a more worrisome pattern of disease can be attributed more to vaccine failure than a failure to vaccinate.
  • Let's move on to another worrisome thing in the economy and that's oil prices.
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