Nouns (6)

vexation, headache, worry, concern
n. something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
trouble, worry
n. a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles"

Verbs (8)

v. touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"
vex, worry
v. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
v. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"
worry, occupy, interest, concern
v. be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"

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Fuzzynyms (59)

problem, trouble
n. a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
matter, issue, subject, topic
n. some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
specific, particular
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general"
torture, torment, anguish
n. extreme mental distress
n. a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
solicitousness, solicitude
n. a feeling of excessive concern
self-consciousness, uncomfortableness, uneasiness
n. embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
n. (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
n. a feeling of restless agitation
exasperation, aggravation
n. an exasperated feeling of annoyance
dread, apprehensiveness, apprehension
n. fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
n. a feeling of alarm or dread
fear, care, concern
n. an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
brokenheartedness, heartbreak, heartache, grief
n. intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
discontentedness, discontent, discontentment
n. a longing for something better than the present situation
rancour, rancor, gall, bitterness, resentment
n. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
v. be concerned with or about something or somebody
v. be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture"
v. be agitated or irritated; "don't fret over these small details"
trouble, upset, disturb
v. move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
v. subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
fret, niggle, fuss
v. worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
v. cause mental pain to; "The news of her child's illness distressed the mother"
give care, care
v. provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
take care, see, look, attend
v. take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
v. have care of or look after; "She tends to the children"
v. serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people

Synonyms (2)

care about, worry about
v. be concerned with

Antonyms (11)

quieten, tranquillize, calm down, tranquillise, still, lull, tranquilize, quiet, calm
v. make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
assure, reassure
v. cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"


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