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Worry

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Worry as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 January 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 27 answers for the crossword clue 'Worry', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Worry a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Worry as an answer itself some 64 times.

Worry is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 05 January 2021 with the answer being FRET, we also found FRET to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
  • Be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
  • Touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"
  • Lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"
  • Be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
  • A strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles"
  • Disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
  • Be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AIL
Aromatic bulb used as seasoning

VEX
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

4 Letters

CARE
The work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

FRET
A small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch

STEW
Food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

5 Letters

ANGST
An acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom

EATAT
Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

HARRY
Make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes

SWEAT
Use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"

6 Letters

BOTHER
Make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"

HARASS Chris Roberson
Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

OCCUPY
Require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"

STRESS
The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"

7 Letters

AGITATE
Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

AGONISE
Cause to agonize

ANGUISH
Extreme mental distress

ANXIETY
A vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

CONCERN
Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"

PERTURB
Disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom; "The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion"

SWEATIT

TROUBLE
An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"

8 Letters

DISTRESS
The seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"

HEADACHE
Pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

INTEREST
Be of importance or consequence; "This matters to me!"

VEXATION
The act of troubling or annoying someone

9 Letters

LOSESLEEP

12 Letters

APPREHENSION
The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

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