adverb see worry I

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  • Worryingly — Wor ry*ing*ly, adv. In a worrying manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worryingly — adverb In a worrying manner …   Wiktionary

  • worryingly — wor·ry·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • worryingly — See: worrying …   English dictionary

  • worryingly — adverb in a manner to cause worry • Derived from adjective: ↑worrying …   Useful english dictionary

  • worrying — [[t]wʌ̱riɪŋ, AM wɜ͟ːriɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ that If something is worrying, it causes people to worry. [mainly BRIT] It is very worrying that petrol bombs have been brought into a fight between two secondary schools. ...a new and… …   English dictionary

  • worrying — wor|ry|ing S3 [ˈwʌri ıŋ US ˈwə: ] adj something that is worrying makes you feel anxious or worried ▪ The situation is extremely worrying ▪ This is a worrying development for small businesses. ▪ It s been a worrying few weeks for us all.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • worrying — adjective 1 making you feel anxious: a worrying development 2 worrying time/week/year etc a time etc when you have many problems: It s been a worrying few weeks for us all. worryingly adverb: a worryingly high level of pollutants in the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worry — I. verb (worried; worrying) Etymology: Middle English worien, from Old English wyrgan; akin to Old High German wurgen to strangle, Lithuanian veržti to constructionct Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. dialect British choke, strangle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Justice — is the concept of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, natural law, fairness and equity. A conception of justice is one of the key features of society. Theories of justice vary greatly, but there is evidence that everyday views of… …   Wikipedia

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