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Worrisome   /wˈərisəm/   Listen
Worrisome

adjective
1.
Not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety.  Synonym: unreassuring.
2.
Causing distress or worry or anxiety.  Synonyms: distressful, distressing, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrying.  "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" , "A worrying situation" , "A worrying time"






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"Worrisome" Quotes from Famous Books



... coast. Beautiful ostrich feathers are obtained there from the many ostrich farmers living near, as well as the Mocha coffee, which made over a Jonesville stove by a Jonesville woman has so often cheered the heart and put to flight the worrisome passions of a Josiah. But in most of these tropical countries, where you'd think you could git the best, I didn't find coffee half so good as I made it myself, though mebby I ortn't ...
— Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife • Marietta Holley



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