adjectivechiefly North American
Causing anxiety or concern: a worrisome problem
More example sentences
- It's not a tremendously worrisome problem, but it is an area he'll likely focus on this summer.
- The whole notion of bilingual education in this context becomes problematic and worrisome.
- Sure, it really is worrisome, because it is clear that the situation has gotten very tense there.
- Example sentences
- But as he goes on, this idea tends to take on worrisomely subversive overtones as he tries to make the case that it's essentially tricking people into learning.
- Something silly was about to happen and Henry drifted worrisomely back into a negotiating team caucus where they were all arguing in concentric circles about something incomprehensible and foolish.
- But to longtime Portlanders, housing costs are worrisomely high.
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