a) The act of worrying
b) A worrying situation or thing

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  • Worriment — Wor ri*ment, n. [See {Worry}.] Trouble; anxiety; worry. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worriment — [wʉr′ē mənt] n. 1. a worrying or being worried; anxiety 2. a cause of worry …   English World dictionary

  • worriment — noun Date: 1833 an act or instance of worrying; also trouble, worry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • worriment — /werr ee meuhnt, wur /, n. Informal. 1. the act or an instance of worrying; anxiety. 2. a source or cause of trouble or annoyance. [1825 35; WORRY + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • worriment — wor·ri·ment || wÉœrɪmÉ™nt / wÊŒ n. anxiety, worry; distress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • worriment — noun US archaic or humorous term for worry …   English new terms dictionary

  • worriment — wor·ri·ment …   English syllables

  • worriment — wor•ri•ment [[t]ˈwɜr i mənt, ˈwʌr [/t]] n. 1) cvb inf an act or instance of worrying; anxiety 2) cvb inf a source or cause of trouble or annoyance • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • worriment — /ˈwʌrimənt/ (say wureemuhnt), /ˈwɒrimənt/ (say woreemuhnt) noun Colloquial 1. trouble; harassing annoyance. 2. worry, anxiety …   Australian English dictionary

  • worriment — n. esp. US 1 the act of worrying or state of being worried. 2 a cause of worry …   Useful english dictionary

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