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Definition 1: the act of harassing someone - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for worrying in the sense of this definition

(worrying is a kind of ...) the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

Definition 2: the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes - [noun denoting act]

Samples where worrying or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw

(worrying is a kind of ...) the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

Definition 3: causing distress or worry or anxiety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where worrying or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • a worrying situation
  • a worrying time

Synonyms for worrying in the sense of this definition

(worrying is similar to ...) marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness

"a heavy heart" "a heavy schedule" "heavy news" "a heavy silence" "heavy eyelids"

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