Definition of worry:
- A state of undue solicitude; a state of disturbance from care and anxiety; vexation; anxiety; fret; as, to be in a worry.
- To feel or express undue care and anxiety; to manifest disquietude or pain; to be fretful; to chafe; as, the child worries; the horse worries.
- To harass by pursuit and barking; to attack repeatedly; also, to tear or mangle with the teeth.
- To harass or beset with importunity, or with care an anxiety; to vex; to annoy; to torment; to tease; to fret; to trouble; to plague.
- To harass with labor; to fatigue.
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- "Botchan (Master Darling)", Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri.
- "Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails", Victor Appleton.
- "Old Peter's Russian Tales", Arthur Ransome.