Definition of worrywart in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwərēˌwôrt/


North American informal
A person who tends to dwell unduly on difficulty or troubles.
Example sentences
  • So is the related belief that we can direct behavior via culture, a delusion that comforts worrywarts and flatters creators.
  • If I could live my life again, I would not be such a worrywart or as serious.
  • It wasn't necessary to do so, but I was always a worrywart.

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Syllabification: wor·ry·wart

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