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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 people's faces

      a worried look/glance/frown

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worriedly

adverb

Jenny looked worriedly at her father.

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