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worry meaning

EN[ˈwʌɹi] [ˈwɝɹi] [ˈwɒɹi] [-ʌri]
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  • Worry refers to the thoughts, images and emotions of a negative nature in which mental attempts are made to avoid anticipated potential threats.
  • Excessive worry is the main component of generalized anxiety disorder.
  • ^ Borkovec TD. (2002). Living in a state of worry can cause anxiety, and depression, as well as ruin the present. "Worry does take the pain out of tomorrow, it causes one to be prepared today." -Anonymous.
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worry
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Ergative verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en worryin'
          2. en worrying
          3. en worryings
          4. en worryment
          5. en worrywart
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of worry for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "worry" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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          Definiteness: Level 9
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