worrisome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From worry +‎ -some.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈwʌɹiˌsəm/, /ˈwɚɹiˌsəm/
  • (African-American Vernacular English) IPA(key): [ˈwɚsəm]

Adjective[edit]

worrisome ‎(comparative more worrisome, superlative most worrisome)

  1. Causing worry; perturbing or vexing.
    • 2000, Lee Baer, Getting Control (Revised Edition) (ISBN 1440621209):
      “Doesn't everyone call his doctor every week or two for reassurance about some worrisome symptom?”
  2. (of a person) Inclined to worry.

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