J-WOTD: 杞憂

きゆう (kiyuu)

* “J-WOTD” = “Japanese Word of the Day”

“alarmism” “groundless apprehensions” “groundless fear” “needless fear”
悩むほどのことではありませんよ。/それは杞憂だ。
You’re worrying over nothing.
「健康診断はどうだったの」「心配は杞憂に終わったよ」
“How was the checkup?” “My fears turned out to be groundless.”
その不安は杞憂に終わった
That concern proved unfounded.
杞憂に終わりました。。
I was worried about nothing..

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