worrisome etymology

English word worrisome comes from English -some, English worry

Detailed word origin of worrisome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-some English (eng) Characterized by some specific condition or quality. Used to form a word indicating a group with a certain small number of members A body A chromosome.
worry English (eng) (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 with.. (transitive, obsolete, except in Scots) To strangle. A strong [...]
worrisome English (eng) (of a, person) Inclined to worry.. Causing worry; perturbing or vexing.

Words with the same origin as worrisome

Descendants of -some
awesome awesomely awesomeness bothersome burdensome clawsome cumbersome dumb sauce fearsome floatsome foursome leafsome lifesome lonesome meddlesome ogglesome oxysome pitysome quarrelsome selfsome tiresome troublesome wandersome wearisome
Descendants of worry
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