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worryingadjective

uk   /ˈwʌr.i.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈwɝː-/
B2 making you feel unhappy and frightened: It's a very worrying situation.
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worryingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Worryingly, the gun was never found.
Translations of “worrying”
in Korean 걱정스러운…
in Arabic مُقلِق…
in Portuguese preocupante…
in Catalan preocupant…
in Japanese 心配にさせる…
in Italian preoccupante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人著急的, 令人擔憂的…
in Russian тревожный…
in Turkish kaygı verici, endişe uyandıran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人着急的, 令人担忧的…
in Polish niepokojący…
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