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Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never... never forget it.
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English

Etymology

Old English wyrġan. Cognate with German würgen ‘strangle’.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to worry

Third person singular
worr

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to worry (third-person singular simple present worr, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To strangle.
  2. (transitive) To seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf.
    Your dog's been worrying sheep again.
  3. (transitive) To harass; to irritate or distress.
    The President was worried into military action by persistent advisors.
  4. (transitive) Disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress.
    Your tone of voice worries me.
  5. (intransitive) To be troubled, to give way to mental anxiety.
    Stop worrying about your test, it'll be fine.

Translations

Noun

Singular
worry

Plural
worr

worry (worr)
  1. A strong feeling of anxiety.
    I'm afflicted by worry throughout the night.
  2. An instance or cause of such a feeling.
    My main worry is that I'll miss the train.

Derived terms

Translations


Scots

Verb

worry

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To strangle.

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