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 us   /ˈwɜr·i·səm, ˈwʌr·i-/
causing ​worry: The ​possibility of ​fire is ​especially worrisome for ​people who ​live on the ​edge of the ​forest.
(Definition of worrisome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “worrisome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人着急的, 令人担忧的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人著急的, 令人擔憂的…
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