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worry 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈwərē/,
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worries, 3rd person singular present; worrying, present participle; worried, past tense; worried, past participle;
  1. Give way to anxiety or unease; allow one's mind to dwell on difficulty or troubles
    • - he worried about his soldier sons in the war
    • - I began to worry whether I had done the right thing
  2. Cause to feel anxiety or concern
    • - there was no need to worry her
    • - I've been worrying myself sick over my mother
    • - he is worried that we are not sustaining high employment
  3. Expressing anxiety
    • - there was a worried frown on his face
  4. Cause annoyance to
    • - the noise never really stops, but it doesn't worry me
  5. (of a dog or other carnivorous animal) Tear at, gnaw on, or drag around with the teeth
    • - I found my dog contentedly worrying a bone
  6. (of a dog) Chase and attack (livestock, esp. sheep)

  7. Pull at or fiddle with repeatedly
    • - he began to worry at the knot in the cord
Noun
  1. A state of anxiety and uncertainty over actual or potential problems
    • - her son had been a constant source of worry to her
  2. A source of anxiety
    • - the idea is to secure peace of mind for people whose greatest worry is fear of attack

  1. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"
  2. concern: something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
  3. a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles"
  4. be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
  5. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
  6. concern: be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
  7. lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"
  8. touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"
  9. (worrying) badgering: the act of harassing someone
  10. (worrying) distressing: causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament ...
  11. (worried) disquieted: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the ...
  12. Worry is thoughts and images of a negative nature in which mental attempts are made to avoid anticipated potential threats. ...
  13. (worried) Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy
  14. (worrily) Worriedly
  15. (Worried) means to be afraid that something is going to go wrong. What’s the word?
  16. (worries) a cause of uneasiness or anxiety; trouble.
  17. Feeling of uncertainty that one is able to prevent the occurrence of an unsatisfactory occurrence.
  18. Ironic nurse to old bedridden Dame Care. E.g., "I should worry" - famous saying of the Infinite Nix at twelve o'clock Saturday night of the Sixth day as he threw down his tools and sent the Earth about its business.
  19. One of the four types of disturbances that can distract a viewer from being able to address other areas of interest until the disturbance is handled.
  20. a vexatious person or troublesome event, as a bit of a worry
  21. To bend something like a wire or a bar back and forth with the intention of breaking it apart.
  22. from German "wurgen" = "to choke"; to strangle or choke the mind or harass the mind with anxiety.
  23. The unwillingness to surrender. It’s a mental game of going into the future and imaginging the many “what if’s” which is a deeply unproductive and detrimental activity. ...
  24. v. énîllev ne peijan Ex: "Énejhleni îleiya seni ne peijan." My mother worries about me.
  25. (v) elgеnirgе, ilgеnirgе, qayģırırģa