Learner's definition of WORRIED
[more worried; most worried]
feeling or showing fear and concern because you think that something bad has happened or could happen
Her parents became worried when she didn't come home by dark.
We were worried that we would arrive late.
She's always worried about money.
I'm not worried at all about the weather.
She had a worried look on her face.
I'm very worried about the test results.
He has plenty to be worried about.
We've been worried sick [=extremely worried] about you!
You had me worried there for a moment—I thought that you really hurt yourself.
Oh, I'm so glad you're not quitting! You really had me worried.