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worryingadjective

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