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worried

adjective uk   /ˈwʌr.id/  us   /ˈwɝː-/
A2 unhappy because you are thinking about problems or unpleasant things that might happen: She was sitting behind her desk with a worried expression/look on her face. They don't seem particularly worried about the situation. You had me worried (= you made me feel anxious) for a moment back there - I thought you wouldn't be able to stop in time. He was worried sick (= extremely worried) when he heard that there had been an accident.
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worriedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He looked back worriedly over his shoulder.
Translations of “worried”
in Korean 걱정되는…
in Arabic قَلِق…
in Portuguese preocupado…
in Catalan preocupat…
in Japanese 心配な…
in Italian preoccupato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擔心, 憂慮, 發愁…
in Russian встревоженный, обеспокоенный…
in Turkish kaygılı, tedirgin, endişeli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 担心, 忧虑, 发愁…
in Polish zmartwiony…
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