Share this entry

Share this page

worriment

Syllabification: wor·ri·ment
Pronunciation: /ˈwərēmənt
 
/

Definition of worriment in English:

noun

US
Archaic or humorous term for worry.
Example sentences
  • The skin between his eyebrows puckered, furrowing in almost an anxious worriment.
  • We're in no rush, so what's all this worriment about our ship stalling?
  • His eyes watered with light tears of worriment.

Definition of worriment in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkəmbərsəm
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…