how to pronounce worried


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worried is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of worried in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and said to be worried at just how much …”

meanings of worried


  1. Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of worry.

worried frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word worried occurs in english on average 41.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics worried can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that worried can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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