from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Causing worry or anxiety.
  • adj. Tending to worry; anxious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Causing worry; perturbing or vexing.
  • adj. Said of a person: inclined to worry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inclined to worry or fret; also, causing worry or annoyance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing worry or annoyance; troublesome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety
  • adj. causing distress or worry or anxiety


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