Synonyms for (noun) worry

concern, headache, vexation, worry

something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

New York traffic is a constant concern; it's a major worry

LESS SPECIFIC: negative stimulus


trouble, worry

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

LESS SPECIFIC: anxiety

Synonyms for (verb) worry

worry

touch or rub constantly

The old man worried his beads

LESS SPECIFIC: rub


worry

lacerate by biting

the dog worried his bone

LESS SPECIFIC: incise


worry, vex

disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress

I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me


care, worry

be concerned with

I worry about my grades

LESS SPECIFIC: mind