Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun worrying

2 senses of worrying

Sense 1
badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment -- (the act of harassing someone)
       => harassment, molestation -- (the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism)

Sense 2
worrying -- (the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes; "vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw")
       => agitation -- (the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously))

Antonyms of verb worry

1 of 6 senses of worry

Sense 3
worry, vex -- (disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me")
       Antonym of reassure (Sense 1)
      => reassure, assure -- (cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb worry

6 senses of worry

Sense 1
worry -- (be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job")

Sense 2
worry, care -- (be concerned with; "I worry about my grades")
       => mind -- (be concerned with or about something or somebody)

Sense 3
worry, vex -- (disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me")
       => perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder -- (disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill")

Sense 4
concern, interest, occupy, worry -- (be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift")

Sense 5
worry -- (lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone")
       => incise -- (make an incision into by carving or cutting)

Sense 6
worry -- (touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads")
       => rub -- (move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin")

Antonyms of adj worrying

1 sense of worrying

Sense 1
distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying -- (causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time")

INDIRECT (VIA heavy) -> light -- (psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart")

Similarity of adj worrying

1 sense of worrying

Sense 1
distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying -- (causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time")
       => heavy (vs. light) -- (marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids")

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