The definition of a worry is something that causes you to feel uneasy or anxious, or a troubled state of mind.(noun)
To worry is defined as to feel anxiety or nervousness.(verb)
When you are thinking about all the things that could go wrong, this is an example of a situation where you worry.
See worry in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME wirwen < OE wyrgan, to strangle, injure, akin to Ger würgen, to strangle < IE *werĝh-, to twist, choke < base *wer-, to twist > worm
noun pl. worries
See worry in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb wor·ried (wûrˈēd, wŭrˈ-), wor·ry·ing, wor·ries (wûrˈēz, wŭrˈ-) verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English werien, worien, to strangle
Origin: , from Old English wyrgan; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
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