Antonyms
Etymology

1. worrying

noun. ['ˈwɝːiːɪŋ'] the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes.

Antonyms

  • clear

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • worry (English)
  • wyrġan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Worrying

  • scurrying
  • hurrying
  • currying

Example sentences of the word worrying


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Malnutrition probably doesn’t come to mind when worrying about Rover’s paper towel-eating habit.

Quotes containing the word worrying


1. Why are you worrying about YOU-KNOW-WHO, when you should be worrying about YOU-NO-POO? The constipation sensation that's gripping the nation!
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)... There are just some kind of men who - who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

3. It's very important that we re-learn the art of resting and relaxing. Not only does it help prevent the onset of many illnesses that develop through chronic tension and worrying; it allows us to clear our minds, focus, and find creative solutions to problems.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

2. worrying

adjective. ['ˈwɝːiːɪŋ'] causing distress or worry or anxiety.

Synonyms

  • disturbing
  • perturbing
  • distressful
  • worrisome
  • distressing
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • reassuring
  • good
  • effortless
  • nonpregnant

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • worry (English)
  • wyrġan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. worrying

noun. ['ˈwɝːiːɪŋ'] the act of harassing someone.

Synonyms

  • harassment
  • bedevilment
  • molestation
  • badgering

Antonyms

  • loose
  • thin
  • light-footed
  • nonindulgent

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • worry (English)
  • wyrġan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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