Worry

1. глагол 1) надоедать; докучать, донимать, приставать 2) а) беспокоиться, волноваться Например: They worry about you. — Они волнуются за вас. I worried about them working so hard. — Я очень переживала за них, потому что они очень много работали. - worry over trifles б) беспокоить, волновать Например: Don't let that worry you. — Пусть это вас не тревожит. It worried me that they did not answer the telephone. — Меня беспокоило то, что они не отвечали на телефонные звонки. 3) болеть, беспокоить Например: His stomach worries him. — Его беспокоит желудок. Синоним(ы): brood, care, fret, bother 4) разрывать, раздирать (особенно о собаках или волках) 5) употребляется в Шотландии жадно глотать; пожирать - worry along - worry through 2. имя существительное 1) беспокойство, тревога, волнение Например: deep / serious worry — большая тревога, серьёзные опасения financial worries — финансовые беспокойства, финансовые проблемы to cause worry — вызывать тревогу, опасения Синоним(ы): torment, torture, anxiety 2) причина беспокойства

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Worry

I. verb (worried; worrying) Etymology: Middle English worien, from Old English wyrgan; akin to Old High German wurgen to strangle, Lithuanian veržti to constructionct transitive verb 1. dialect British choke, strangle 2. a. to harass by tearing, biting, or snapping especially at the throat b. to shake or pull at with the teeth
Example: a terrier worrying a rat c. to touch or disturb something repeatedly d. to change the position of or adjust by repeated pushing or hauling 3. a. to assail with rough or aggressive attack or treatment ; torment b. to subject to persistent or nagging attention or effort 4. to afflict with mental distress or agitation ; make anxious intransitive verb 1. dialect British strangle, choke 2. to move, proceed, or progress by unceasing or difficult effort ; struggle 3. to feel or experience concern or anxiety ; fret
Example: worrying about his healthworriedly adverbworrier nounworryingly adverb Synonyms: worry, annoy, harass, harry, plague, pester, tease mean to disturb or irritate by persistent acts. worry implies an incessant goading or attacking that drives one to desperation
Example: pursued a policy of worrying the enemy. annoy implies disturbing one's composure or peace of mind by intrusion, interference, or petty attacks
Example: you're doing that just to annoy me. harass implies petty persecutions or burdensome demands that exhaust one's nervous or mental power
Example: harassed on all sides by creditors. harry may imply heavy oppression or maltreatment
Example: the strikers had been harried by thugs. plague implies a painful and persistent affliction
Example: plagued all her life by poverty. pester stresses the repetition of petty attacks
Example: constantly pestered with trivial complaints. tease suggests an attempt to break down one's resistance or rouse to wrath
Example: children teased the dog. II. noun (plural worries) 1. a. mental distress or agitation resulting from concern usually for something impending or anticipated ; anxiety b. an instance or occurrence of such distress or agitation 2. a cause of worry ; trouble, difficulty Synonyms: see care

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