What is another word for worry?

3130 synonyms found


[ wˈʌɹi], [ wˈʌɹi], [ w_ˈʌ_ɹ_i]

Worrying is a common human experience and sometimes we need to express it in different ways. Synonyms for worry include anxiety, apprehension, concern, fear, unease, nervousness, distress, and fretting. Anxiety is a feeling of uneasiness or worry about what may happen next. Apprehension is a feeling of fear that something bad may happen. Concern is a feeling of worry about someone or something. Fear is a feeling of being scared or frightened. Unease is a sense of discomfort or restlessness. Nervousness is a feeling of unease or worry before a stressful event. Distress is a feeling of sadness or failure. Fretting is a feeling of constant worrying or concern about something. All of these terms convey the concept of worry in slightly different ways.

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How to use "Worry" in context?

I worry all the time. It's a sickness, really. But, that being said, there are certain things I worry about more than others.

In no particular order, here are the things that worry me for no good reason:

1. What if I can't do my job anymore?

2. What if I'm never able to find a job that I love?

3. What if I can't afford my own place?

4. What if I'm never able to recover from this surgery?

5. What if the person I love leaves me?

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