Synonyms of worried in English:


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1‘they kept their fingers crossed but they weren't too worried’


anxious, disturbed, perturbed, troubled, bothered, distressed, concerned, upset, distraught, worried sick, disquieted, uneasy, ill at ease, fretful, fretting, agitated, in a state of agitation, nervous, edgy, on edge, like a cat on a hot tin roof, tense, overwrought, worked up, keyed up, strung out, jumpy, with one's stomach in knots, stressed, under stress

distracted, apprehensive, fearful, afraid, frightened, scared, with one's heart in one's mouth, quaking, trembling, shaking in one's shoes, in a cold sweat

informal uptight, a bundle of nerves, on tenterhooks, with butterflies in one's stomach, hassled, jittery, twitchy, in a state, wired, in a stew, in a dither, all of a dither, in a flap, in a sweat, in a tizz, in a tizzy, all of a lather, het up, in a twitter, rattled

British informal strung up, stressy, windy, having kittens

North American informal antsy, spooky, spooked, squirrelly, in a twit

NZ Australian informal toey

British vulgar slang shitting bricks, bricking oneself

dated overstrung, unquiet


carefree, calm, unconcerned