worried etymology

English word worried comes from English worry

Detailed word origin of worried

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
worry English (eng) A strong feeling of anxiety.. An instance or cause of such a feeling. (intransitive) To be troubled, to give way to mental anxiety.. (transitive) Disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress.. (transitive) To harass; to irritate or distress.. (transitive) To seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf.. (transitive) To touch repeatedly, to fiddle [...]
worried English (eng) Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.

Words with the same origin as worried

Descendants of worry
worriedness worrisome