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worrisome

adjective     /ˈwʌr.ɪ.səm/ US  /ˈwɝː-/ US formal or old-fashioned
worrying : Alcohol and tobacco consumption by young people is especially worrisome because habits formed early are likely to persist .Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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