badgering vs worrying what difference

what is difference between badgering and worrying

English

Verb

badgering

  1. present participle of badger

Noun

badgering (plural badgerings)

  1. The act of one who badgers, pesters, or annoys.
    • 1844, The Quarterly Review (volume 74, page 104)
      Our readers would not thank us for going into the badgerings which had for some time annoyed the chancellor on the subject of arrears in his court.

Anagrams

  • rebadging


English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwʌɹijˌɪŋ/

Etymology 1

worry +‎ -ing

Adjective

worrying (comparative more worrying, superlative most worrying)

  1. Inducing worry.
Translations

Verb

worrying

  1. present participle of worry

Etymology 2

From Middle English werying, equivalent to worry +‎ -ing.

Noun

worrying (plural worryings)

  1. The act of worrying or harassing somebody.

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