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worriedadjective

uk   /ˈwʌr.id/ us   /ˈwɝː.id/
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) back there - I thought for a second that 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   /ˈwʌr.id.li/ us   /ˈwɝː.id.li/
He looked back worriedly over his shoulder.
(Definition of worried from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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worriedadjective

us   /ˈwɜr·id, ˈwʌr·id/
anxious because you're thinking about problems or other unpleasant things that are happening or may happen: We were very worried when he did not answer his phone. She had a worried look on her face.
(Definition of worried from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “worried”
in Arabic قَلِق…
in Korean 걱정되는…
in Portuguese preocupado…
in Catalan preocupat…
in Japanese 心配な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 担心, 忧虑, 发愁…
in Turkish kaygılı, tedirgin, endişeli…
in Russian встревоженный, обеспокоенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擔心, 憂慮, 發愁…
in Italian preoccupato…
in Polish zmartwiony…
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