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adjective worried pronunciation in American English /ˈwʌrid/
  1. unhappy because you are thinking about your problems or about bad things that could happen
    Everyone was very worried when John didn’t show up.
    worried that: Harris is worried that the guns may be used against the police.
    worried about: We are very worried about our future.
    get worried: We got really worried when she didn’t come home for dinner.
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    1. a.
      used about the expression on peoples faces
      a worried look/glance/frown

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Jenny looked worriedly at her father.
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