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Wordnet 3.0


1. not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety;
[syn: unreassuring, worrisome]

2. causing distress or worry or anxiety;
- Example: "distressing (or disturbing) news"
- Example: "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"
- Example: "a disturbing amount of crime"
- Example: "a revelation that was most perturbing"
- Example: "a new and troubling thought"
- Example: "in a particularly worrisome predicament"
- Example: "a worrying situation"
- Example: "a worrying time"
[syn: distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worrisome \Wor"ri*some\, a. Inclined to worry or fret; also, causing worry or annoyance. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "worrisome": aggravating, annoying, bothering, bothersome, chafing, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, exasperating, fretting, galling, harassing, importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provoking, teasing, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, upsetting, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrying