Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
worrying | worrisome
1) causing concern or alarm, creating anxiety/distress
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'Worrying' is an adjective used to describe something which causes anxiety about actual or perceived problems or something that generates a feeling of concern. You can have a 'worrying situation' or hear a 'worrying statistic' for example. This is an adjective you will find used in formal and informal situations.
Social Examples (Advance)
For many students, therising cost of student loans is very worrying, they are taking longer and longer to repay.
Therise in gun violencein American schoolsis a worrying trend.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The outcome of the lawsuitcould be aworryingresultfor companies that tolerated similar shady practices.
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