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Definition of worry:

  1. A state of undue solicitude; a state of disturbance from care and anxiety; vexation; anxiety; fret; as, to be in a worry.
  2. 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.
  3. To harass by pursuit and barking; to attack repeatedly; also, to tear or mangle with the teeth.
  4. 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.
  5. To harass with labor; to fatigue.


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